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ECONOMICS

ECON-450
Growing Artificial Societies (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Introduction to agent-based computational economics including computational models of economic growth, wealth inequality, the origins of cooperative behavior, and social dilemmas including the tragedy of the commons. This is a hands-on course, students examine, experiment with, and modify agent-based models, but no prior programming experience is required. Usually offered every summer. Prerequisite: ECON-200.