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Valery Makarov 

The methodology of artificial societies, coming from the sophisticated development of so called agent based models, is going to be a breakthrough in social sciences. In the paper we try to show it using the examples of mathematical economics and related topics. The growing complexity of mathematical models can be overcome by the construction of artificial worlds and following computer experiments. The first nontrivial results are in place. Some intriguing questions and problems are formulated, answers on which one can expect after the application of the new methodology.

artificial societies, agent based models, complexity of mathematical models
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