Agent-based models of economic interactions

  • Anirban Chakraborti
  • Guido Germano
Part of the Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology book series (MSSET)


The interdisciplinary field of econophysics has enjoyed recently a surge of activities especially with numerous agent-based models, which have led to a substantial development of this field. We review three main application areas of agent-based models in econophysics: order books, distributions of wealth in conservative economies, and minority games.


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We are grateful to F. Abergel, A. Chatterjee, E. Heinsalu, I. Muni Toke, M.Patriarca, and V. Yakovenko for critical discussions and to all the collaborators whose work has been described.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire de Mathématiques Appliquées aux SystèmesEcole Centrale ParisChâtenay-MalabryFrance
  2. 2.Fachbereich 15 und WZMW, AG ComputersimulationPhilipps-Universität MarburgMarburgGermany
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Metodi QuantitativiUniversità del Piemonte Orientale “Amedeo Avogadro,”NovaraItaly

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