David Orrell

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David Orrell, Ph.D. is a scientist and author of popular science books. He studied mathematics at the University of Alberta, and obtained his Ph.D. from Oxford University on the prediction of nonlinear systems.

His work in mathematical modeling and complex systems research has led him to diverse areas such as weather forecasting, particle accelerator design, economics, and cancer biology. He has authored or coauthored research papers for journals including Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Nature Genetics, the International Journal of Bifurcations and Chaos, and Physica D.

He is the author of Economyths and The Other Side of the Coin: The Emerging Vision of Economics and Our Place in The World about new economic theories; and The Futu
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A decade after the financial crisis, there is a growing consensus that economics has failed and needs to go back to the drawing board. Quantum Economics argues that it has been trying to solve the wrong problem all along.


Economics sees itself as the science of scarcity. Instead, it should be the science of money (which plays a surprisingly small role in mainstream theory). And money is a substa...

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