David Orrell

David Orrell. Writer and Mathematician

Quantum Economics Resources



Quantum economics math


Background information

Introduction to the mathematics of quantum economics

Related research articles

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

Other articles

A tale of two workshops, World Finance, August 2018 (see related video below)

Of Minds and Money, Rebuilding Macroeconomics, February 2018

Economics is Quantum, Aeon, January 2018

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

The True Value of Money, Adbusters 121, September 2015

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

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

Quantum Theory and the International, Mershon Center, Ohio, April 8-9, 2018. Watch video:


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, June 15, 2018

Interview with Management Today , December 14, 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).

Web applications

Demo of the order effect in quantum cognition

Demo of a quantum market