Thoughts about Agent-based Modelling, Macroeconomics, and more...

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May
02
Stock-Flow Modelling: Boom or Bust?

Stock-Flow Modelling: Boom or Bust?

Where does my money go? Where does it come from? Accounting at the macro level - the stock-flow consistent approach
15 min read
Apr
16
What about Complexity Economics?

What about Complexity Economics?

Our economy is complex. How do we conceptualize that? What questions does it raise? Why do we care?
11 min read
Apr
05
The Blanket Shotgun Process

The Blanket Shotgun Process

How does behaviour evolve over time? Imitation, Exploitation and Innovation
6 min read
Mar
24
The Deficit Myth (Stephanie Kelton)

The Deficit Myth (Stephanie Kelton)

Why government shouldn't stress over financing - a expose of modern monetary theory
12 min read
Mar
20
Shops, Trade, and Banking Stabilizers

Shops, Trade, and Banking Stabilizers

Does bank lending in crises mean better macro performance? Ashraf et al.'s model of shops, banks and trade
8 min read
Mar
12
Caiani et al: Money, Consistency, and a Benchmark Model

Caiani et al: Money, Consistency, and a Benchmark Model

Money creation and stock flow consistent modelling for macroeconomic agent-based modelling - investigating the model of Caiani et al. (2016)
6 min read
Mar
08
Essentialism (Greg McKeown)

Essentialism (Greg McKeown)

"If you don't prioritize yourself, someone else will" - Greg McKeown. My notes on Essentialism!
4 min read
Feb
28
Show Your Work (Austin Kleon)

Show Your Work (Austin Kleon)

I review Austin Kleon's "Show Your Work" including what its about, some thoughts, how it affected me, and some quotes from the book
6 min read
Feb
26
Why ABM needs Statistical Model Checking

Why ABM needs Statistical Model Checking

I review Vandin et al. (2020)'s article on statistical model checking for ABM to give: the why, a summary of their methods, and how we might interpret their results
6 min read
Feb
20
Four levels of validation - A simple start

Four levels of validation - A simple start

In this post I look at what it means for a model, particularly an agent-based model, to be valid empirically
5 min read