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World Dynamics
 
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Jay Wright Forrester
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World Dynamics

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Paperback, 144 pages
Published December 1973 by Wright-Allen Press (first published 1971)
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Forrester's book-length explanation of his World2 model that would later be scaled-up by the Limits to Growth group (Meadows, Meadows, and Randers) as World3. Forrester's model is relatively simply, employing some half-dozen levels, including population, pollution and capital investment, but serves the purpose of using system dynamics as a technique to forecast how physical limits will shape the world's socio-economic growth projections. The greatest conclusion Forrester leaves his readers with ...more
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