The economy is more a messy, fractal living thing than a machine | Curio

The economy is more a messy, fractal living thing than a machine

10 mins | May 28, 2017

Mainstream economics adopts a very linear approach, with the assumption of actors who behave rationally. This is naïve, says George Zarkadakis in Aeon Magazine. He tells us how economic and political models need to be based on complexity economics – that bases itself more on the fractal and symbiotic nature of environments. And what emerges as a result seems to indicate a bright future for humanity.

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From Aeon magazine