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A Common Protocol for Agent-Based Social Simulation
Traditional (i.e. analytical) modelling practices in the social sciences rely on a very well established, although implicit, methodological protocol, both with respect to the way models are presentedExpand
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Why are economists sceptical about agent-based simulations?
Despite many years of active research in the field and a number of fruitful applications, agent-based modeling has not yet made it through to the top ranking economic journals. In this paper weExpand
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Asset Price Dynamics among Heterogeneous Interacting Agents
In this paper, we investigate the presence of rationalherding on asset price dynamics during the intra-day trading withheterogeneous interacting agents, whose information set is notcomplete. In theExpand
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Local human capital externalities and wages at the firm level: Evidence from Italian Manufacturing
We use a unique firm-level data set merging administrative information on average wages paid by firms by skill level (blue collars and white collars), Population Census information on the local stockExpand
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LABORsim: An Agent-Based Microsimulation of Labour Supply – An Application to Italy
Most Oecd Countries are experiencing a rapid population ageing. Italy adds to this picture a very low labour market participation of the elders, so that most projections of the impact of ageing onExpand
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HERD BEHAVIOR AND NONFUNDAMENTAL ASSET PRICE FLUCTUATIONS IN FINANCIAL MARKETS
In this paper we investigate the effects of herding on asset price dynamics during continuous trading. We focus on the role of interaction among traders, and we investigate the dynamics emerging whenExpand
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Wage Mobility and Dynamics in Italy in the 90's
Inspite of the centralized nature of wage bargaining in Italy, we find some evidence suggesting the existence of firm-wage policies. Firstly, the ratio of the between-firm wage variability relativeExpand
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Job tenure and work injuries: a multivariate analysis of the relation with previous experience and differences by age
BackgroundOne of the consequences of the increasing flexibility in contemporary labour markets is that individuals change jobs more frequently than in the past. Indeed, in many cases, throughExpand
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Work organization, exposure to workplace hazards and sickness presenteeism in the European employed population.
BACKGROUND Aim of the study was to identify work organization features and workplace hazards associated with sickness presenteeism (SP) among European workers. METHODS The study was conducted onExpand
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The pecuniary and non-pecuniary costs of job displacement—The risky job of being back to work
This paper investigates the effect of displacement on workplace injury risk and earnings using Italian administrative data on work histories merged with data on individual job-related accidents.Expand
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