# Scaling behaviour in the dynamics of an economic index

@article{Mantegna1995ScalingBI, title={Scaling behaviour in the dynamics of an economic index}, author={R. Mantegna and H. Stanley}, journal={Nature}, year={1995}, volume={376}, pages={46-49} }

THE large-scale dynamical properties of some physical systems depend on the dynamical evolution of a large number of nonlinearly coupled subsystems. Examples include systems that exhibit self-organized criticality1 and turbulence2,3. Such systems tend to exhibit spatial and temporal scaling behaviourpowerlaw behaviour of a particular observable. Scaling is found in a wide range of systems, from geophysical4 to biological5. Here we explore the possibility that scaling phenomena occur in… CONTINUE READING

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