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Entropy Man


  • John Bryant


This book stems from work by the author published in Energy Economics, the International Journal of Exergy and follow-up working papers and a previous book Thermoeconomics. Topics covered include entropy processes in the world, a history of human development, the distribution of income, first and second laws of thermodynamics, economic processes, elasticity, entropy and utility, production and consumption, monetary analysis of UK and USA economies, interest rates, unemployment, empirical analysis of renewable and non-renewable resources, climate change and a discussion of sustainability.

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  • John Bryant, 2015. "Entropy Man," Books, Economic Consultancy, Vocat International, edition 0, number em2015, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:voc:vibook:em2015

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    1. Nickolay I. Shchurov & Sergey I. Dedov & Boris V. Malozyomov & Alexander A. Shtang & Nikita V. Martyushev & Roman V. Klyuev & Sergey N. Andriashin, 2021. "Degradation of Lithium-Ion Batteries in an Electric Transport Complex," Energies, MDPI, vol. 14(23), pages 1-33, December.

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    Thermodynamics; economics; money; value; utility; Le Chatelier; equilibrium; entropy; production; interest rates; energy; resources; climate change;
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    JEL classification:

    • A1 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics
    • C02 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Mathematical Economics
    • C68 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computable General Equilibrium Models
    • D5 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium
    • E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development


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