Statistical Physics and the Social Sciences: Take Two

I hope that you are all well and braving the great confinement, although I fear not.  I shall be writing more on that theme very soon. But life must go on:

Three years ago I began a dialogue with my colleagues at the New School and beyond on the role of statistical physics in the social sciences, and especially in economics (see previous blog post).  A new paper, forthcoming in a special collection of the European Physics Journal Special Topics, edited by Ellis Scharfenaker and Jangho Yang,  and available here, reflects my current cumulative thinking on the subject.


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