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Why Most Things Fail: Evolution, Extinction And Economics, by Paul Ormerod, Faber & Faber, €18.95.

4th June, 2005

Why Most Things Fail: Evolution, Extinction And Economics, by Paul Ormerod, Faber & Faber, €18.95.

This is a clever book. No doubt the author is a clever man. The book is about the parallels between evolution and extinction in the biological world and in the sphere of human economic activity.

Adam Smith weds Charles Darwin. Written in an entertaining style, nonetheless, under standing the book requires a reasonable command of economic theory.

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