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How Economists Can Get Alife

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  • Tesfatsion, Leigh

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  • Tesfatsion, Leigh, 1997. "How Economists Can Get Alife," Staff General Research Papers Archive 1685, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
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    Keywords

    agent-based computational economics; complex adaptive systems; Artificial life;

    JEL classification:

    • B4 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology
    • C6 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling
    • C7 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory

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