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By Lynne Hamill,Nigel Gilbert

ISBN-10: 1118456076

ISBN-13: 9781118456071

Agent-based modelling in economics


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


New tools of financial modelling were sought because of the international financial downturn in 2008.This exact e-book highlights some great benefits of an agent-based modelling (ABM) procedure. 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 agencies to optimise or financial platforms to arrive equilibrium. ABM deals the way to hyperlink micro foundations on to the macro situation. 


Key features:

  • Introduces the idea that of agent-based modelling and exhibits the way it differs from latest approaches.
  • Provides a theoretical and methodological intent for utilizing ABM in economics, besides functional recommendation on the best way to layout and create the models.
  • Each bankruptcy starts off with a brief precis of the proper monetary conception after which exhibits how one can follow ABM.
  • Explores either themes coated in easy economics textbooks and present vital coverage subject matters; unemployment, trade charges, banking and environmental issues.
  • Describes the versions in pseudocode, allowing the reader to improve courses of their selected language.
  • Supported by means of an internet site that includes the NetLogo versions 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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