None of this means the new, nonequilibrium approach has been easily accepted into economics. The field’s mainstream has been interested but wary of it. This changed in 2009 after the financial meltdown when, as the Economist magazine observed dryly, the financial system wasn’t the only thing that collapsed; standard economics had collapsed with it.
Something different was needed, and the complexity approach suddenly looked much more relevant.
Asyntopia attempts a complexity-informed, self-organised criticality, non-equilibrium, dissipative, feedback-led and Constructal system engagement with Nash Equilibrium and Sustainability to propose a more ecomimetic, political-economy model here: