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The new economy's system and its implications

Summary
The IPO is initial public offering. 
of Netscape is defined as the key
This page discusses the mechanisms and effects of emergence underpinning any complex adaptive system (CAS).  Key research is reviewed. 
emergent
event of the New Economy by Michael Mandel.  Following the summary of Mandel's key points the complex adaptive system (
This page introduces the complex adaptive system (CAS) theory frame.  The theory is positioned relative to the natural sciences.  It catalogs the laws and strategies which underpin the operation of systems that are based on the interaction of emergent agents. 
John Holland's framework for representing complexity is outlined.  Links to other key aspects of CAS theory discussed at the site are presented. 
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) aspects are highlighted. 
The Coming Internet Depression
In Michael Mandel's book 'The Coming Internet Depression' he highlights the IPO is initial public offering. 
of Netscape as a stab at the key emergent event, commenting 'the New Economy was born'. 

Mandel characterizes the
This page discusses the mechanisms and effects of emergence underpinning any complex adaptive system (CAS).  Key research is reviewed. 
emergence
.  Netscape's IPO set the expectations of investors to be for post IPO high tech stock price surges.  Capital is the sum total nonhuman assets that can be owned and exchanged on some market according to Piketty.  Capital includes: real property, financial capital and professional capital.  It is not immutable instead depending on the state of the society within which it exists.  It can be owned by governments (public capital) and private individuals (private capital). 
from the stock market increasingly flowed to technology startups.  

The proximate results appeared to include a shift in US is the United States of America.   economic performance: growth & productivity accelerated, inflation and unemployment fell. Consumers gained access to the Internet.  A wave of startup companies challenged existing firms, forcing them to change work practices, adopt new technologies, and cut prices. 

This page introduces the complex adaptive system (CAS) theory frame.  The theory is positioned relative to the natural sciences.  It catalogs the laws and strategies which underpin the operation of systems that are based on the interaction of emergent agents. 
John Holland's framework for representing complexity is outlined.  Links to other key aspects of CAS theory discussed at the site are presented. 
Complex adaptive systems (CAS)s
have a number of aspects which can be used to classify the key aspects of the New Economy:

The venture firm's strategies for success include:

These powerful forces ensured for a time that a significant number of high tech IPOs would provide huge returns for participating investors, leaving non-participants as relative losers.  Given the obvious implications other investors were drawn into the cycle, helping to guarantee success.  A bubble was developing.  How would it burst? 

Often the seeds of failure are present in the forces of success.  More IPOs mean more profits, but the pool of tested scientific and engineering improvements is finite.  As it is consumed less robust value propositions are included to keep the IPO pipe line full.  The result is a growing number of corporations whose market value far outweighs their revenue and profit streams.  Stock market analysts become focused on operational performance.  Creative managers find ways to generate revenue growth in their books of accounts.  However, eventually poor performance becomes obvious and market values drop precipitously. 

It is clear that the emergence of high tech startups was not significantly different to other emergent or recurring events of the US economy. 

The US's expansion around the globe and its reengineering of its financial constraints had broad impacts on the economy's performance.  It also supported misjudgments by many agents based on their local models of the economy that did not account for the changes.  


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