Agent-based Models of the Economy

From Theories to Applications

  • Riccardo Boero
  • Matteo Morini
  • Michele Sonnessa
  • Pietro Terna

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Concepts and Methods

  3. Applications

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 209-210

About this book

Introduction

Agent-based models are tools that provide researchers in economic fields with unprecedented analytical capabilities. This book describes the power of agent-based models along their methodology, and it provides several examples of applications spanning from public policy evaluation to financial markets.

Keywords

Computational Economics Agent-Based Model Social Simulation Public Policy Evaluation Human Capital Health Services Provision agent-based modeling agents computational economics economics efficiency equilibrium health integration modeling optimization

Authors and affiliations

  • Riccardo Boero
    • 1
  • Matteo Morini
    • 2
    • 3
  • Michele Sonnessa
    • 4
  • Pietro Terna
    • 2
  1. 1.Los Alamos National LaboratoryUSA
  2. 2.University of TorinoItaly
  3. 3.ENS LyonFrance
  4. 4.University of GenovaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137339812
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-67406-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-33981-2
  • About this book