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In discussing the basic ideas about growth there is usually no need to make this

distinction explicitly. We shall refer to ... That is to say, the rate of growth is

constant. ... Exponential Gromth This sort of growth is known as

In discussing the basic ideas about growth there is usually no need to make this

distinction explicitly. We shall refer to ... That is to say, the rate of growth is

constant. ... Exponential Gromth This sort of growth is known as

**exponential****growth**.Page 68

This is a simple consequence of

occurs for very long, which we shall see is very doubtful. Compound Interest and

Discounting the Future One of the most widely known examples of exponential ...

This is a simple consequence of

**exponential growth**– if**exponential growth**reallyoccurs for very long, which we shall see is very doubtful. Compound Interest and

Discounting the Future One of the most widely known examples of exponential ...

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The financial system is such that people are compelled to discount (i.e. neglect)

the future, at a rate which is an inverse of an

everyone a very short-term point of view. This has been one of the main reasons

...

The financial system is such that people are compelled to discount (i.e. neglect)

the future, at a rate which is an inverse of an

**exponential growth**rate. It forces oneveryone a very short-term point of view. This has been one of the main reasons

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