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The Rediscovery of Classical Economics: Adaptation, Complexity and Growth by David Simpson

Published By: New Thinking in Political Economy series. Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, Mass.: Elgar
ISBN: 978-1-78195-196-5, cloth; 978-1-78254-508-8, pbk.
Date of Publication: 2013


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Reviewed by: Giovanni Dosi of Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.52.1.211.r6
Review Pages: 220-22

Book Review Abstract

Giovanni Dosi of Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna reviews, "The Rediscovery of Classical Economics: Adaptation, Complexity and Growth" by David Simpson. The Econlit abstract of this book begins: "Presents the classical tradition of economics as an alternative to equilibrium economics. Discusses human behavior; qualitative change and quantitative growth; adaptation, emergence, and evolution; self-organization and complexity; markets, competition, and entrepreneurship; specialization and growth; prosperity and recession; government; and the rediscovery of classical economics. Simpson is former Professor of Economics at the University of Strathclyde."


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JEL Classifications

B53: Current Heterodox Approaches: Austrian
D01: Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles
E00: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General
O40: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General


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