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By Lynne Hamill,Nigel Gilbert

Agent-based modelling in economics


Lynne Hamill and Nigel Gilbert, Centre for learn in Social Simulation (CRESS), college of Surrey, UK


New tools of monetary modelling were sought due to the international financial downturn in 2008.This designated e-book highlights some great benefits of an agent-based modelling (ABM) strategy. It demonstrates how ABM can simply deal with complexity: heterogeneous humans, families and companies interacting dynamically. in contrast to conventional tools, ABM doesn't require humans or enterprises to optimise or financial platforms to arrive equilibrium. ABM bargains the way to hyperlink micro foundations on to the macro situation. 


Key features:

  • Introduces the idea that of agent-based modelling and indicates the way it differs from present approaches.
  • Provides a theoretical and methodological intent for utilizing ABM in economics, besides useful recommendation on how one can layout and create the models.
  • Each bankruptcy starts off with a brief precis of the correct financial thought after which indicates easy methods to practice ABM.
  • Explores either themes lined in easy economics textbooks and present very important coverage subject matters; unemployment, trade premiums, banking and environmental issues.
  • Describes the types in pseudocode, allowing the reader to enhance courses of their selected language.
  • Supported through an internet site that includes the NetLogo types defined within the book.


Agent-based Modelling in Economics provides scholars and researchers with the talents to layout, enforce, and learn agent-based versions. 3rd yr undergraduate, grasp and doctoral scholars, college economists will locate this ebook a useful resource.


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