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EC launches consultation on global systems science research

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 16:25
The European Commission (EC) has been an important funder of complexity economics, network science and other global systems science (GSS) research in economics and public policy.  The EC’s Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme has launched an online consultation to understand what the game-changing technologies of the next decades will be (see the press release). The […]

Preventing accidents in complex systems

Tue, 11/19/2013 - 16:46
The financial industry needs to learn lessons from other complex systems such as petrochemical plants and space exploration in order to lessen the danger of accidents, according to leading economist John Kay. Writing in the Financial Times, Kay points to the nuclear incident at Three Mile Island in the United States in 1979 that led […]

Meeting at Palermo

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:59
We had a great meeting in Palermo with the Macro Experts. I believe we had a fruitful discussion and it was a great step forward to the Mark 2 model in an exceptional city. -Richard Legéndi

ECPAM presentation

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 12:01
Yesterday I presented my recent work at the ECPAM, the European Conference on Political Attitudes and Mentalities. You can find the electronic paper here, and the presentation slides below. Model Replication in the Context of Agent-based Simulation from Richard Oliver Legendi

Krugman on Neoclassical Economics

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 12:02
There was a recent thread about the $subject on the SimSoc mailing list about Paul Krugman’s article in The New York Times. I believe it worth a few minutes to take a look on them - Richard Legéndi

New Publication @ ECPAM conference

Tue, 07/31/2012 - 12:03
We have submitted the final version of our paper to the ECPAM conference. Abstract This paper examines model replication in the context of agent-based simulation through two case studies. Replication of a computational model and validation of its results is an essential tool for scientific researchers, but it is rarely used by modelers. In our work we address […]

Latsis Symposium 2012: Call for contributed talks/papers

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 12:04
On 11-14 September 2012 ETH Zurich will organize Latsis Symposium 2012 which will focus on financial networks, behavioral economics and systemic risk. Program: Call:

Wehia 2012: Tentative program

Wed, 06/06/2012 - 12:07
The tentative program of the 17th Annual Workshop on Economic Heterogeneous Interacting Agents (WEHIA 2012) is announced! You can find the here the preliminary program and the list of parallel sessions. Please note that the program is not in its final version, adjustments may occur.

Crisis meeting @ London

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 12:06
We have just arrived to London to the Crisis Meeting held at the City University! On the first sight, London is a beautiful historical city, hope we’ll have some time to have a short sightseeing The meeting will be quite interesting because we’ll have representatives from central banks and regulatory agencies and we’ll have the […]

Agent-based Computational Economics Vol. 27, Issue2

Sat, 05/26/2012 - 12:07
The latest issue of “The Knowledge Engineering Review” journal is a special issue on the topic of Agent-based Computational Economics, guest-edited by Robert E. Marks and Nicolaas J. Vriend. The issue is volume 27, issue 2 (June 2012) and is available from here: The table of contents is copied below. TABLE OF CONTENTS The […]

M6 Technical Review

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 12:09
We had a tiring day. Long presentations, long discussions. Tough, but well placed questions by the reviewers. In the end, we have managed to put together a strong case for our project. Got some excellent suggestions from the reviewers, too.

Latsis Symposium 2012 – Economics on the Move: Trends and Challenges from the Natural Sciences

Tue, 05/15/2012 - 12:09
CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED TALKS From 12 – 14 September 2012, we (Frank Schweitzer, Ernst Fehr, Didier Sornette) organize the       Latsis Symposium 2012 Economics on the Move: Trends and Challenges from the Natural Sciences as a high-level conference to be held at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. More information can be be found at: The day […]