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Increasing Returns and Path Dependence in the Economy (Economics, Cognition, And Society)

W. Brian Arthur


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This book brings together Professor Arthur’s pioneering article and provide a comprehensive presentation of his exciting vision of an economics that incorporates increasing returns. After a decade of resistance from economists, these ideas are now being widely discussed and adopted, as Kenneth Arrow recounts in his foreword. In fundamental ways they are changing our views of the working economy.

University of Michigan Press, 9780472064960, 224pp.

Publication Date: October 26, 1994