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Moving on to Econophysics

  • Gianfranco Tusset
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Abstract

Econophysics is a broad, magmatic field, and there is no intention here to even briefly outline its main research areas. There are at least a dozen highly scientific texts that deal in detail with the statistical, mathematical, and theoretical facets of this new field. Our purpose here is different: we look at the discipline to capture the internal dynamics that are expanding and transforming econophysics.

Ever since the birth of econophysics, there has been an astonishing growth in the publications relating to this discipline (scientific articles and books), and this makes it difficult to have even a vague perception of the range of topics addressed by econophysicists. To gauge the directions that econophysics (an empirically founded discipline) is taking, we charted its lexical development from its early years to the present.

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  • Gianfranco Tusset
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  1. 1.University of PadovaPadovaItaly

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