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Thermoeconomics - A Thermodynamic Approach to Economics (Third edition)

John Bryant ()

in Books from Economic Consultancy, Vocat International

Abstract: This third edition of the book stems from work by the author published in Energy Economics, the International Journal of Exergy and follow-up working papers. Topics covered include the gas laws, the distribution of income, first and second laws of thermodynamics, economic processes, elasticity, entropy and utility, production processes, reaction kinetics, empirical monetary analysis of UK and USA economies, interest rates, bonds, yield curves, yield spread, unemployment, entropy maximisation and the cycle, empirical analysis of world energy resources and climate change as factors affecting economic output, and lastly a discussion of sustainability

Keywords: Thermodynamics; economics; money; value; utility; Le Chatelier; equilibrium; entropy; production; interest rates; yield; energy; exergy; peak oil; gas; coal; climate change (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A1 C02 C68 D5 E O1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
Edition: Third edition
ISBN: 978-0-9562975-3-2
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