The Nature of Value Allocation

The Nature of Value

“We organize our lives and resources “economically”, but what does that mean? Where is it all heading and how can one allocate those resources better? These are big questions, on which The Nature of Value seeks to provide perspective.” — Nick Gogerty

Last week our featured book was The Nature of Value: How to Invest in the Adaptive Economy, by Nick Gogerty, and, since last week was a short one with the July 4th holiday, we are keeping things rolling today with one final post. Today, we have an excerpt from the fifteenth chapter of The Nature of Value, “The Nature of Value Allocation,” as well as a list of the six things Nick Gogerty hopes that you will get out of his book:

New ideas. The Nature of Value should provide fresh ways to consider how innovation, economies, and investing work.

We organize our lives and resources “economically”, but what does that mean? Where is it all heading and how can one allocate those resources better? These are big questions, on which The Nature of Value seeks to provide perspective. Areas of exploration include but aren’t limited to:

-New economic concepts (panarchies, possibility spaces, inos, value based diversification, and much more)
-The dangers of price/value confusion
-Mental models of how economies work like nature, evolving and adapting
-A theory of portfolio allocation based on the credit money cycle to value flow relationship
-Sustainable value creation: who wins and why?
-The role of energy and information in ecology and economics

Don’t forget to enter our book giveaway for The Nature of Value by 1 PM Monday, July 7th (today)!

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