Economics need a scientific revolution
AbstractI argue that the current financial crisis highlights the crucial need of a change of mindset in economics and financial engineering, that should move away from dogmatic axioms and focus more on data, orders of magnitudes, and plausible, albeit non rigorous, arguments.
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Date of creation: Oct 2008
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Publication status: Published in Nature, vol 455, p. 1181 (2008)
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