24 April 2015

















Lecture by ASA Visiting Scholar Gerald Silverberg on Reforming the Economics Curriculum

At the invitation of the Pluralism in Economics (PINE-UCM) group at University College Maastricht (The Netherlands), Gerald Silverberg gave a talk on “Some Simple Principles for Understanding Economic Complexity” on 14 April, 2015. 

He argues that understanding only two simple principles takes us a long way to understanding the complex social reality we live in.

These principles are

·       It takes two to tangle (tango);

·       What goes around comes around.

    A revised version of the slides for a general, non-technical audience can be downloaded here.


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