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10. Econophysics and Companies—Statistical Life and Death in Complex Business

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dc.contributor.author Kousik Guhathakurta
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-22T07:22:51Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-22T07:22:51Z
dc.date.issued 2013-07
dc.identifier.issn 2277-9752
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2259/849
dc.description IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review 2(2) 177–178 © 2013 Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode en_US
dc.description.abstract While the term ‘econophysics’ is relatively new having been coined in the 1990s by the famous physicist Eugene Stanley, there are already quite a few books that deal with some aspects or the other of this new discipline. What makes the present title interesting is that the authors have focussed on applying the insights of statistical physics to business firms and their decision making. The book begins with an interesting prologue which is a parody of the first day interlocutions between Salviati, Sagredo and Simplicio (Chapter 1). This prepares the reader with the perspective and indicates the creation of a scientific view which is likely to stir as much opposition from the conservatives (read traditional economists) as Galileo did. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Sage Publications en_US
dc.subject Econophysics en_US
dc.subject Book Reviews en_US
dc.title 10. Econophysics and Companies—Statistical Life and Death in Complex Business en_US
dc.title.alternative Corporate Physics en_US
dc.type Book Reviews en_US


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    2013: Vol 2 (2): 73-179

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