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Agent-Based Computational Economics: A Brief Guide to the Literature

  • Leigh Tesfatsion

    (Iowa State University)

Agent-based computational economics (ACE)is the computational study of economies modelled as evolving systems of autonomous interacting agents. This short paper is a brief guide to recent ACE research. For more information, visit the ACE Web site at Resources available at the ACE Web site include surveys, an annotated syllabus of readings, software, teaching materials, pointers to research on economic and social network formation, and pointers to individual researchers and research groups.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Computational Economics with number 0004001.

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Length: 6 pages
Date of creation: 11 Nov 2000
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpco:0004001
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  1. McFadzean, David & Tesfatsion, Leigh S., 1999. "A C++ Platform for the Evolution of Trade Networks," Staff General Research Papers 1639, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
  2. Joshua M. Epstein & Robert L. Axtell, 1996. "Growing Artificial Societies: Social Science from the Bottom Up," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262550253, June.
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