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First Name: Paul
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Last Name: Ormerod

RePEc Short-ID: por16

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Location: London


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Working papers

  1. Ormerod, Paul & Rosewell, Bridget & Phelps, Peter, 2009. "Inflation/unemployment regimes and the instability of the Phillips curve," Economics Discussion Papers 2009-43, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
  2. Paul Ormerod, 2008. "Random matrix theory and the evolution of business cycle synchronisation 1886-2006," Papers 0807.1771,
  3. Paul Ormerod, 2008. "The evolution of EU business cycle synchronisation 1981-2007," Papers 0807.1831,
  4. R. Alexander Bentley & Paul Ormerod & Mark E. Madsen, 2008. "Shelf space strategy in long-tail markets," Papers 0808.1655,, revised Aug 2008.
  5. Paul Ormerod, 2008. "Global recessions as a cascade phenomenon with heterogenous, interacting agents," Papers 0807.1639,
  6. Paul Ormerod, 2004. "Information cascades and the distribution of economic recessions in the United States," Papers cond-mat/0402648,
  7. Bridget Rosewell & Paul Ormerod, 2004. "How much can firms know?," Computing in Economics and Finance 2004 44, Society for Computational Economics.
  8. paul ormerod, 2003. "The US Business Cycle: an agent-based model of heterogenous firms operating under uncertainty," Computing in Economics and Finance 2003 90, Society for Computational Economics.
  9. William Cook & Paul Ormerod, 2002. "Power Law Distribution of the Frequency of Demises of U.S Firms," Papers cond-mat/0212186,
  10. paul ormerod, & bridget rosewell & laurence smith, 2002. "An agent-based model of the evolution of competition and market structure," Computing in Economics and Finance 2002 48, Society for Computational Economics.
  11. Artis, Michael J & Ormerod, Paul, 1991. "Is There an `EMS' Effect in European Labour Markets?," CEPR Discussion Papers 598, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.


  1. Bentley, R. Alexander & Ormerod, Paul, 2010. "A rapid method for assessing social versus independent interest in health issues: A case study of 'bird flu' and 'swine flu'," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 71(3), pages 482-485, August.
  2. Paul Ormerod, 2010. "Resilience after localeconomic shocks," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(5), pages 503-507.
  3. Paul Ormerod, 2010. "La crisis actual y la culpabilidad de la teoría macroeconómica," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 12(22), pages 111-128, January-J.
  4. Helen Jackson & Paul Ormerod, 2010. "Challenging The Empirical Empire," Economic Affairs, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 30(1), pages 92-94, 03.
  5. Paul Ormerod & Greg Wiltshire, 2009. "‘Binge’ drinking in the UK: a social network phenomenon," Mind and Society: Cognitive Studies in Economics and Social Sciences, Fondazione Rosselli, vol. 8(2), pages 135-152, December.
  6. Paul Ormerod & Amy Heineike, 2009. "Global recessions as a cascade phenomenon with interacting agents," Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, Springer, vol. 4(1), pages 15-26, June.
  7. Paul Ormerod & Bridget Rosewell, 2009. "Innovation, diffusion and agglomeration," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(7), pages 695-706.
  8. Alex Bentley & Paul Ormerod, 2009. "Tradition And Fashion In Consumer Choice: Bagging The Scottish Munros," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 56(3), pages 371-381, 07.
  9. Jason Potts & Stuart Cunningham & John Hartley & Paul Ormerod, 2008. "Social network markets: a new definition of the creative industries," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer, vol. 32(3), pages 167-185, September.
  10. Ormerod, Paul, 2008. "Random Matrix Theory and Macro-Economic Time-Series: An Illustration Using the Evolution of Business Cycle Synchronisation, 1886-2006," Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, vol. 2(26), pages 1-10.
  11. Paul Ormerod, 2006. "Financial market complexity Neil F. Johnson, Paul Jeffries and Pak Ming Hui, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003; 254 pp, ISBN 0-19-852665-2," International Journal of Finance & Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 11(4), pages 384-384.
  12. Paul Ormerod & Rich Colbaugh, 2006. "Cascades of Failure and Extinction in Evolving Complex Systems," Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, vol. 9(4), pages 9.
  13. Paul Ormerod, 2006. "Hayek, 'The Intellectuals And Socialism', And Weighted Scale-Free Networks," Economic Affairs, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 26(1), pages 41-47, 03.
  14. Ormerod, Paul, 2004. "The impossibility of accurate macro-economic forecasting," Journal of Financial Transformation, Capco Institute, vol. 11, pages 10-13.
  15. Paul Ormerod, 2003. "Turning the Tide: Bringing Economics Teaching into the Twenty First Century," International Review of Economic Education, Economics Network, University of Bristol, vol. 1(1), pages 71-79.
  16. Graham Bird, 2001. "IMF Programmes: Is there a conditionality Laffer Curve?," World Economics, World Economics, Economic & Financial Publishing, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 2(2), pages 29-49, April.
  17. Paul Ormerod, 2001. "Revisiting The Death of Economics," World Economics, World Economics, Economic & Financial Publishing, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 2(2), pages 163-176, April.
  18. Desai, Meghnad & Ormerod, Paul, 1998. "Richard Goodwin: A Short Appreciation," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 108(450), pages 1431-35, September.
  19. Murfin, Andy & Ormerod, Paul, 1984. "The Forward Rate for the U.S. Dollar and the Efficient Markets Hypothesis, 1978-1983," The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies, University of Manchester, vol. 52(3), pages 292-99, September.
  20. Ormerod, Paul, 1982. "Rational and Non-Rational Expectations of Inflation in Wage Equations for the United Kingdom," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 49(196), pages 375-87, November.
  21. Ormerod, P A & Worswick, G D N, 1982. "Unemployment in Interwar Britain [Searching for an Explanation of Unemployment in Interwar Britain]," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 90(2), pages 400-409, April.
  22. Paul Ormerod, 1980. "The forward exchange rate for sterling and the efficiency of expectations," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer, vol. 116(2), pages 205-224, June.
  23. Ormerod, Paul, 1980. "Manufactured Export Prices in the United Kingdom and the "Law of One Price."," The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies, University of Manchester, vol. 48(3), pages 265-83, September.
  24. Ormerod, P A, 1978. "The Effects of Revisions to Central Statistical Office Data for the U.K. Economy," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 40(2), pages 165-71, May.

NEP Fields

5 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (2) 2008-04-29 2009-10-24. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2004-08-16
  3. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (2) 2003-10-28 2003-10-28. Author is listed
  4. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2003-10-28
  5. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2008-04-29
  6. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2003-10-28
  7. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (3) 2003-10-28 2008-04-29 2009-10-24. Author is listed
  8. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2008-04-29


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