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Generating firm size distribution with agent-based models

Author: Bc. Petr Marko
Year: 2008 - summer
Leaders: PhDr. Petr Švarc
Work type: Bachelors
Language: English
Pages: 52
Awards and prizes: B.A. with distinction from the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences for an excellent state-final examination performance and for an extraordinarily good bachelors diploma thesis.
Abstract: The thesis concerns the agent-based computational economics topic on the example of company sizes generation. After a brief explanation of the methodology, an already existing Robert Axtell’s model is described. Based on it, two own approaches considering employees’ effort levels monitoring are subsequently suggested and fully implemented in JAVA. Resulting data are finally examined for power law fitting, since a broad spectrum of empirical studies observed this distribution in real world
companies’ data.
Downloadable: Bachelor Thesis of Petr Marko




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