Creation, Innovation and Diffusion of Knowledge: General and Specific Economic Impacts

  • Å. E. Andersson
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Chaos is a generic outcome of interdependent, non-linear dynamic processes. Knowledge and economic development is, without any doubt, determined in a system that is riddled by non-linearities and mutual interaction between variables. Thus, on purely mathematical grounds, we should expect long-term economic development to be chaotic, i.e. unpredictable but viable. That these phenomena occur even in rather simple non-linear dynamic models has been shown for example by Puu (1989).


Slow Process Critical Idea Creative Organization Fundamental Scientific Research Monopolistic Competition 
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