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Advancing Agent_Zero

Joshua M. Epstein and Julia Chelen

in Complexity and Evolution: Toward a New Synthesis for Economics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035385
eISBN:
9780262337717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035385.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Agent_Zero is a mathematical and computational individual that can generate important, but insufficiently understood, social dynamics from the bottom up. First published by Epstein (2013), this new ... More


Sustainable Consumption: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives In Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Alistair Ulph and Dale Southerton (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199679355
eISBN:
9780191758423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679355.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of sustainable consumption by drawing together insights from these diverse disciplines. The book was developed from presentations at a ... More


Introduction

Dale Southerton and Alistair Ulph

in Sustainable Consumption: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives In Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199679355
eISBN:
9780191758423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679355.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In March 2012 the Sustainable Consumption Institute at The University of Manchester held a two-day conference on the topic of Sustainable Consumption: Multi-Dimensional Perspectives, in honour of the ... More


The Hungry Brain

Paul Fletcher

in Sustainable Consumption: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives In Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199679355
eISBN:
9780191758423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679355.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter summarizes neuroscience research on what drives consumption of food and introduces the concepts of appetitive behaviours and consummatory behaviours, the former being what governs the ... More


Introduction

Guillaume R. Fréchette and Andrew Schotter

in Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195328325
eISBN:
9780190202187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328325.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes running through this discussion of experimental economics. The time is right for such a discussion because experimental economics is ... More


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