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A Critical Guide to Empirical Validation of Agent-Based Models in Economics: Methodologies, Procedures, and Open Problems

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  • Giorgio Fagiolo

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  • Alessio Moneta

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  • Paul Windrum

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Article provided by Society for Computational Economics in its journal Computational Economics.

Volume (Year): 30 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (October)
Pages: 195-226

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Handle: RePEc:kap:compec:v:30:y:2007:i:3:p:195-226

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Keywords: Methodology; Agent-based computational economics; Simulation models; Empirical validation; Calibration; History-friendly modeling; B41; B52; C63;

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