David Orrell

David Orrell. Writer and Mathematician

Quantum Economics Resources



Quantum Economics


Background information

Introduction to the mathematics of quantum economics

Web applications

Demo of the order effect in quantum cognition

Demo of a quantum market

Related research articles

Quantum Economics, Economic Thought, discussion paper

A Quantum Theory of Money and Value, Part 2: The Uncertainty Principle, Economic Thought, 6 (2), 14-26, 2017

A Quantum Theory of Money and Value, Economic Thought, 5 (2), 19-28, 2016

Other articles

Of Minds and Money, February 2018, Rebuilding Macroeconomics

Economics is Quantum, January 2018, Aeon

Why Economists Can't Predict the Future, October 2017, Newsweek Japan (English version)

The True Value of Money, September 2015, Adbusters 121

A Quantum Theory of Money and Value, Bitcoin Magazine, August 2015. Also available in French and Spanish.

Quantum Money, World Finance, May 2015

Related talks

International Symposium on Forecasting, Boulder, June 18, 2018

Quantum Theory and the International, Mershon Center, Ohio, April 8-9, 2018. Watch video (starts at 1:08:30)

Rebuilding Macroeconomics Instability Hub workshop, London, March 8, 2018


Colin Teese, Money and Quantum Physics (review of The Evolution of Money), News Weekly, February 2017

Alexander Valchyshen, Economics and quantum mechanics (Ukrainian), Pravda Ukraine, 15 June 2018

Further reading

Alexander Wendt, (2015), Quantum Mind and Social Science: Unifying Physical and Social Ontology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Karen Barad (2007), Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning (Durham, NC: Duke University Press).

Jerome Busemeyer and Peter Bruza (2012), Quantum Models of Cognition and Decision (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Belal Baaquie (2007), Quantum Finance: Path Integrals and Hamiltonians for Options and Interest Rates (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

David Orrell and Roman Chlupatý (2016), The Evolution of Money (New York: Columbia University Press).