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The Nature of Value: How to Invest in the Adaptive Economy

Nick Gogerty


Using evolution as the template to understand growth, this book takes a first-principles approach to explore the parallels between economic and ecological systems. Not only does the book show how value is born out of tiny sparks of adaptive innovation, but it also explores the full scope of the economy as a complex network. The text borrows from an array of disciplines—including anthropology, psychology, ecology, physics, sociology, and ethics—and, most revealing of all, examines how evolution's processes can help investors avoid risk and improve their allocation decisions. Starting with a loo ... More

Keywords: evolution, growth, value, adaptive innovation, investors, ethics, risk, allocation decisions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231162449
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231162449.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nick Gogerty, author