Robert Axtell

George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science

Professor

4400 University Drive

375 Research Hall

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

George Mason University - Department of Economics

Professor

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

Santa Fe Institute - Economics

External Professor

1399 Hyde Park Rd

Santa Fe, NM 87501

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

Getting at Systemic Risk Via an Agent-Based Model of the Housing Market

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1852
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Mar 2012
Yale University, George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science, University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, Brown University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Agent based models, Housing prices, Boom and bust, Leverage, Interest rates, Foreclosures, Systemic risk

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An Explanation of Universality in Growth Fluctuations

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2011
Lime Brokerage LLC, George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science and University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School
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firm growth, scaling, mutual fund flows

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Firm Sizes: Facts, Formulae, Fables and Fantasies

Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Oct 2007
Robert Axtell
George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science
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Frictional Unemployment on Labor Flow Networks

Saïd Business School WP 2016-02
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2019
Robert Axtell, Omar A Guerrero and Eduardo Lopez
George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science, The Alan Turing Institute and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Labor flows; networks; unemployment; aggregation; job search

The Network Composition of Aggregate Unemployment

Saïd Business School WP 2016-02
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2016
Robert Axtell, Omar A Guerrero and Eduardo Lopez
George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science, The Alan Turing Institute and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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aggregate unemployment, labor flow networks, job search

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Citation 5

The Network Picture of Labor Flow

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Eduardo Lopez, Omar A Guerrero and Robert Axtell
University of Oxford - Said Business School, The Alan Turing Institute and George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science
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labor flow, networks, firm size, unemployment, matching, job search, micro-data, random walks, mobility, duration, firm-specific unemployment

The Network Picture of Labor Flow

Saïd Business School WP 2015-11
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Eduardo Lopez, Omar A Guerrero and Robert Axtell
University of Oxford - Said Business School, The Alan Turing Institute and George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science
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random-walks on graphs, job mobility, processes on networks

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Common Components in Firms' Growth and the Sectors Scaling Puzzle

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Sep 2007
Robert Axtell, Mauro Gallegati and Antonio Palestrini
George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science, Polytechnic University of Marche - Faculty of Economics and University of Teramo
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Firms' size, common components, Kesten's process

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Endogenous Dynamics of Multi-Agent Firms

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-39
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2016
Robert Axtell
George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science
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Firm Dynamics, Agent-Based Economics

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Supporting Information – An Explanation of Universality in Growth Fluctuations

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2011
Lime Brokerage LLC, George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science and University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School
Downloads 116 (300,959)
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firm growth, scaling, mutual fund flows

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Zipf Distribution of U.S. Firm Sizes

Science, 293, pp 1818-1820, 2001
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Robert Axtell
George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science
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