The Labour Market on the Hypercube
AbstractPositions offered on a labour market and workers preferences are here described by bit-strings representing individual traits. We study the co-evolution of workers and firm preferences modeled by such traits. Individual ”size-like” properties are controlled by binary encounters which outcome depends upon a recognition process. Depending upon the parameter set-up, mutual selection of workers and positions results in different types of attractors, either an exclusive niches regime or a competition regime.
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- Araújo, Tanya & Weisbuch, Gérard, 2008. "The labour market on the hypercube," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 387(5), pages 1301-1310.
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