Aspen: A microsimulation model of the economy

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This report presents, Aspen. Sandia National Laboratories is developing this new agent-based microeconomic simulation model of the U.S. economy. The model is notable because it allows a large number of individual economic agents to be modeled at a high level of detail and with a great degree of freedom. Some features of Aspen are (a) a sophisticated message-passing system that allows individual pairs of agents to communicate, (b) the use of genetic algorithms to simulate the learning of certain agents, and (c) a detailed financial sector that includes a banking system and a bond market. Results from runs of the ... continued below

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Basu, N.; Pryor, R.J.; Quint, T. & Arnold, T. October 1, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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This report presents, Aspen. Sandia National Laboratories is developing this new agent-based microeconomic simulation model of the U.S. economy. The model is notable because it allows a large number of individual economic agents to be modeled at a high level of detail and with a great degree of freedom. Some features of Aspen are (a) a sophisticated message-passing system that allows individual pairs of agents to communicate, (b) the use of genetic algorithms to simulate the learning of certain agents, and (c) a detailed financial sector that includes a banking system and a bond market. Results from runs of the model are also presented.

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OSTI as DE97000578

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  • Other: DE97000578
  • Report No.: SAND--96-2459
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/399684 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 399684
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc687162

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Basu, N.; Pryor, R.J.; Quint, T. & Arnold, T. Aspen: A microsimulation model of the economy, report, October 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc687162/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.