Iteration, Automatic Computers, and Economic Dynamics

Metroeconomica, 1951
  • R. M. Goodwin

Abstract

In the continuing effort to erect a useful dynamics, we need all possible helpful sources of hypotheses. One such is the traditional mathematical device of solving equations by trial and error and its vigorous modern stepchild, the automatic computing machine or zeroing servo, i.e. a mechanism which keeps trying solutions until the resulting error is reduced to zero.

Keywords

Income Iterative Aspect 

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Notes

  1. 1.
    L. Walras, Éléments d’Économie Politique Pure, édition définitive, 1926, pp. 369–70.Google Scholar

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© R. M. Goodwin 1982

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