Butterfly Economics (Paperback)
A New General Theory of Social and Economic Behavior
Basic Books, 9780465053568, 240pp.
Publication Date: January 25, 2001
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In this cogently and elegantly argued analysis of why human beings persist in engaging in behavior that defies time-honored economic theory, Ormerod also explains why governments and industries throughout the world must completely reconfigure their traditional methods of economic forecasting if they are to succeed and prosper in an increasingly complicated global marketplace.
About the Author
Paul Ormerod has been head of the Economic Assessment Unit at The Economist and a visiting professor at the Universities of London and Manchester. He lives in London.