Econophysics: Culture Crash

@article{Ball2006EconophysicsCC,
  title={Econophysics: Culture Crash},
  author={Philip Ball},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={441},
  pages={686-688}
}
  • P. Ball
  • Published 2006
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Nature
Some economists had hoped that physicists might shake up the rigid theories typical of mainstream economics. But so far, they're unimpressed by physicists' handling of the markets. Philip Ball reports.Physics marches onThe physicist Ernest Rutherford is reported as saying “All science is either physics or stamp collecting”. Since his time, physicists have certainly colonized some prime territory in the life sciences. Now, with the emergence of econophysics, they are parking their tanks firmly… Expand

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