David Orrell

David Orrell. Writer and Mathematician

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Related research articles

Quantum oscillations in the stock market, Wilmott Magazine, 2022 (forthcoming).

Quantum propensity in economics (with Monireh Houshmand), Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, 2021.

A quantum walk model of financial options, Wilmott Magazine, March 2021.

The Color of Money: Threshold Effects in Quantum Economics, Quantum Reports 3(2), 325-332, 2021.

Quantum financial entanglement: The case of strategic default, in: Quantum Decision Theory and Complexity Modelling in Economics and Public Policy, eds. Chakraborti et al. Springer-Cham (2021).

Quantum-tative Finance, Wilmott Magazine, March 2020.

The value of value: a quantum approach to economics, security and international relations, Security Dialogue, 51(5), 482-498, 2020. Also published as a chapter in: Quantum International Relations: A Human Science for World Politics, Der Derian J and Wendt A (Eds), Oxford University Press, 2022.

A Quantum Model of Supply and Demand, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 539C: 122928, 2020, preprint at SSRN.

Quantum Economics, Economic Thought, 7 (2), 63-81, 2018.

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.

BBEДEHИE B MATEMATИКУ КBAHTOBOЙ ЭКOHOMИКИ (Russian translation of mathematics primer) .

Quantum impact and the supply-demand curve. Discussion paper available at SSRN.

Video tutorials

Notes to the videos

Related talks

Certificate of Quantitative Finance Institute, July 13, 2022. Let's Do Quantum Economics!

Money From Nothing: A Deep Dive Into Quantum Economics. Ada Lovelace Festival. Dec 9, 2021.

Quantum Social Science Bootcamp. Mershon Center, July 12-16, 2021 (see event)

Certificate of Quantitative Finance Institute, June 2, 2021. Quantum Economics and Finance: The Quantum Option

Certificate of Quantitative Finance Institute, July 1, 2020. Quantum Economics and Finance: The Quantum Coin Trick

International Studies Association conference, Toronto, March 29, 2019. Quantizing IR panel (see text of talk)

International Symposium on Forecasting, Boulder, June 18, 2018

Quantum Theory and the International, Mershon Center, Ohio, April 8-9, 2018. The Value of Money: Monetary Exchange as a Quantum System

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

Other articles

A softer science, Aeon, 2022

Text of talk at International Studies Association conference, Toronto, March 29, 2019. Quantizing IR panel.

Economics is Quantum, Aeon, 2018

A tale of two workshops, World Finance, 2018

Of Minds and Money, Rebuilding Macroeconomics, 2018

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

The True Value of Money, Adbusters 121, 2015

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

Quantum Money, World Finance, 2015

Press and interviews

The Magical Properties of Money ft. David Orrell, Top Traders Unplugged, 2022

David Orrell's Money Magic, Gaiageld.com

A quantum walk down wall street, The Economist, November 6, 2021

Quantum Economics von David Orrell (German), Zwischen zwei Deckeln, 2021

Interview with Quantum News, 2021

'Spooky' Quantum Ideas in Finance: podcast interview with CQF Institute, 2021

Quantum Gateway: interview with Wilmott Magazine, 2020

Economists behave like a clerical class: interview with Mandiner Magazine (Hungarian), 2020

Andrew Sheng, Condivergence: The duality of life, The Edge Malaysia, May 29, 2019

Interview with Management Today, December 14, 2018

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

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

Web applications

Demo of the order effect in quantum cognition

Supply and demand model