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

@article{Dawid2008SkillsIA,
  title={Skills, Innovation, and Growth: An Agent-Based Policy Analysis},
  author={Herbert Dawid and Simon Gemkow and Philipp Harting and Kordian Kabus and Michael Neugart and Klaus Wersching},
  journal={Jahrb{\"u}cher f{\"u}r National{\"o}konomie und Statistik},
  year={2008},
  volume={228},
  pages={251 - 275}
}
Summary We develop an agent-based macroeconomic model featuring a distinct geographical dimension and heterogeneous workers with respect to skill types. The model, which will become part of a larger simulation platform for European policymaking (EURACE), allows us to conduct exante evaluations of a wide range of public policy measures and their interaction. In particular, we study the growth and labor market effects of various policy types that promote workers’ general skill levels. Using a… 

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