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The Heisenberg Principle in Economics

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  • Eric Blankmeyer

    (Southwest Texas State University)

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    This paper examines analogies between the Heisenberg uncertainty principle in quantum mechanics and several well- known concepts in economic theory. Economics, like physics, has rejected determinism in favor of models that recognize the intrinsic randomness of the subject matter.

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    Paper provided by EconWPA in its series General Economics and Teaching with number 9904004.

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    Length: 6 pages
    Date of creation: 20 Apr 1999
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    Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpgt:9904004

    Note: Type of Document - Six pages, ascii text; prepared on IBM PC - MS Works 4.0; to print on HP; pages: 6; figures: none. None
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    Keywords: heisenberg principle quantum mechanics methodology;

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