"I think that the fundamental economic problem is IGNORANCE and how to use and create knowledge to guide human action.
As is well-known, in the history of economics many scholars have advocated a marriage between ... economics and evolution.
However, today we still FACE A GAP between the so-called "mainstream" and "heterodox economics",
with evolutionary economics counting to the latter... the use of evolutionary concepts has been increasing
in all fields of economics in the recent two decades, mainstream or sidestream.
In the recent decade, some of the nobel laureates in economics may be regarded as major contributors to an emerging
evolutionary paradigm of economics, like Douglass North, George Akerlof, or most recently Daniel Kahneman...
In my view, therefore, evolutionary economics is not simply a special field of economics (like theory of foreign trade or industrial economics).
Evolutionary economics adopts a radically different view of "the economic problem"