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A Thermodynamic Approach to Economics


  • John Bryant

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  • John Bryant, 1982. "A Thermodynamic Approach to Economics," Working Papers te1982, Economic Consultancy, Vocat International.
  • Handle: RePEc:voc:wpaper:te1982

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    3. Foster, John, 2011. "Energy, aesthetics and knowledge in complex economic systems," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 80(1), pages 88-100.
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    7. John Bryant, 2008. "Thermodynamics and the Economic Process," Working Papers ten62008, Economic Consultancy, Vocat International.
    8. Sollner, Fritz, 1997. "A reexamination of the role of thermodynamics for environmental economics," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(3), pages 175-201, September.
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    13. Julia Wlodarczyk, 2011. "Comparative Analysis Of The Course Of Business Cycles And Thermodynamic Cycles," Equilibrium. Quarterly Journal of Economics and Economic Policy, Institute of Economic Research, vol. 6(1), pages 128-139, March.
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    16. John Bryant, 2007. "A Thermodynamic Theory of Economics," Working Papers tefprv2007, Economic Consultancy, Vocat International.

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    Thermodynamics; economics; Le Chatelier; entropy; utility; money; equilibrium; value; energy Publication Status: Published in Energy Economics; Vol. 4; No. 1; pp.36-50;

    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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