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MOSIPS Agent-Based Model for Predicting and Simulating the Impact of Public Policies on SMEs

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Proceedings of the European Conference on Complex Systems 2012

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This paper presents MOSIPS (MOdel of Simulation of Impacts of Public Policies on SMEs), a multi-agent model of an open economy. It is part of a user-friendly object-oriented interactive intelligent policy simulation system allowing forecasting and visualizing the socio-economic potential impact of public policies for supporting SMEs. MOSIPS model specifies the characteristics of every agent, and its particular feature is that it locates accurately agents in the space, using this information to precisely determine the interaction network. It represents the dynamic behaviour of people and enterprises, analysing their decisions and interactions in the social networks. It can be used to model macro-economic features of a system and permits focusing on a specific part of the economy, both at sector and spatial level.

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This work has been conducted in the context of MOSIPS project (Modeling and Simulation of the Impact of public Policies on SMEs) of the EU 7th Framework Programme with Grant Agreement 288833.

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Pablo-Martí, F., García-Tabuenca, A., Gallo, M.T., Santos, J.L., del Val, M.T., Mancha, T. (2013). MOSIPS Agent-Based Model for Predicting and Simulating the Impact of Public Policies on SMEs. In: Gilbert, T., Kirkilionis, M., Nicolis, G. (eds) Proceedings of the European Conference on Complex Systems 2012. Springer Proceedings in Complexity. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-00395-5_50

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