Can Physics Save Economics?
When the theoretical physicist Lee Smolin was asked to join a research group to work on economics his first response was "I don't know anything about economics." That's okay, said Mike Brown, the former CFO of Microsoft, "because nobody does and the whole system is about to collapse."

Eric Beinhocker, Senior Fellow at McKinsey and Company, moderates the panel "Exploring Complexity in Economic Theory" at the Bretton Woods Conference on April 10, 2011.

Brian Arthur, pioneer in complexity theory and External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute, speaking in the panel "Exploring Complexity in Economic Theory" at the Bretton Woods Conference on April 10, 2011.