Upon finishing the book, I turned right back to page 1 to re-read it....
I'm really interested in the intersection of behavioral economics, evolutionary psychology, policy and traditional macroeconomic theory.
This is a very well-written book, pitched just about right for the general reader with an interest in business and complexity theory.
This book sets the Neoclassical and Traditional theory of economics on its head. It sets out to prove that
economics and our capitalistic system is more like evolution as... Read more
One of the best books I've ever read.
For me, it brought a lot of disparate observations into focus and provided a plausable and nearly universal expanitory model; e.g. Read more
I can't recall having ever read an author with the clarity of exposition and the depth and breadth of erudition that is demonstrated by Dr. Beinhocker in this book. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Jerry Ward
I am absolutely crazy about this book. I'm really interested in the intersection of behavioral economics, evolutionary psychology, policy and traditional macroeconomic theory. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Jonathan Dariyanani
I recently reviewed this book for a book club and almost all of us had the same general view on it. It is very interesting and does a good job of tying together a lot of different... Read morePublished on April 25, 2012 by Jonathon Winters
The Origin of Wealth is an accessible introduction to complexity economics. The review of the vast field is an ambitious endeavor and deserves credit for the way it was handled. Read morePublished on April 25, 2012 by lucian isar
This is a superb and thoughtful book of the greatest practical significance, even though it starts with a discussion of the origins and limitations of traditional economic theory,... Read morePublished on November 23, 2011 by S. Elliott
After having lost some serious money, during my stint with DoubleClick (now part of Google) at common meltdown of dotcom era time, when most of us lost in 2002, my mind have been... Read morePublished on February 18, 2011 by Madhu S. Vashist
This is a really superb book. Not only is the central idea of "complexity economics" extremely compelling, but in the process Beinhocker covers a multitude of important subjects... Read morePublished on December 29, 2010 by N. Collin