Agent-Based Modelling in Economics by Lynne Hamill,Nigel Gilbert PDF

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 equipment of monetary modelling were sought as a result international fiscal downturn in 2008.This particular e-book highlights the advantages of an agent-based modelling (ABM) procedure. It demonstrates how ABM can simply deal with complexity: heterogeneous humans, families and companies interacting dynamically. not like conventional equipment, ABM doesn't require humans or agencies to optimise or monetary structures to arrive equilibrium. ABM bargains the way to hyperlink micro foundations on to the macro situation. 


Key features:

  • Introduces the concept 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 sensible suggestion on the way to layout and create the models.
  • Each bankruptcy starts off with a quick precis of the appropriate monetary concept after which indicates easy methods to observe ABM.
  • Explores either issues coated in simple economics textbooks and present very important coverage topics; unemployment, trade premiums, banking and environmental issues.
  • Describes the types in pseudocode, permitting 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 abilities to layout, enforce, and learn agent-based types. 3rd yr undergraduate, grasp and doctoral scholars, school economists will locate this ebook a useful resource.


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