Session #4 <Saturday, March 8, 2:00pm>

Session Title: Agent-Based Economics: Macroeconomics

Organizer: Jason Barr, Rutgers University Newark

Chair: Troy Tassier, Fordham University (


Paper 1

“Wealth and the Capitalist Spirit”

Presenter: Johanna Francis, Fordham University


Address: Department of Economics, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458



Paper 2:

“Skills, Innovation, and Growth: An Agent-Based Policy Analysis”

Presenter: Philipp Harting, Bielefeld University

Address: Department of Business Administration and Economics, Bielefeld University, Germany



Co-author: Herbert Dawid, Bielefeld University;  Simon Gemkow, Bielefeld University; K. Kabus, Bielefeld University; Michael Neugart, Social Science Research Center Berlin; K. Wersching, Social Science Research Center Berlin


Paper 3

“Settlement and Leveraged Trading in a Speculative Futures Market with Scalpers”

Presenter: Leanne Ussher, CUNY Queens

Address: Department of Economics, PH 300-O, Queens College, City University of New York Flushing, NY 11367



Discussion among participants