Computational Model Library

LaMEStModel

Ruth Meyer | Published Fri Oct 12 18:08:45 2018

The Labour Markets and Ethnic Segmentation (LaMESt) Model is a model of a simplified labour market, where only jobs of the lowest skill level are considered. Immigrants of two different ethnicities (“Latino”, “Asian”) compete with a majority (“White”) and minority (“Black”) native population for these jobs. The model’s purpose is to investigate the effect of ethnically homogeneous social networks on the emergence of ethnic segmentation in such a labour market. It is inspired by Waldinger & Lichter’s study of immigration and the social organisation of labour in 1990’s Los Angeles.

This model illustrates how the effective population size and the rate of change in mean skill level of a cultural trait are affected by the presence of natural selection and/or the cultural transmission mechanism by which it is passed.

ABSAM model

Marcin Wozniak | Published Mon Aug 29 10:15:38 2016 | Last modified Tue Nov 8 10:57:50 2016

ABSAM model is an agent-based search and matching model of the local labor market. There are four types of agents in the economy, which cooperate in the artificial world, where behavioral rules were extracted from the labor market search theory.

CITMOD A Tax-Benefit Modeling System for the average citizen

Philip Truscott | Published Mon Aug 15 06:10:15 2011 | Last modified Sat Apr 27 20:18:25 2013

Must tax-benefit policy making be limited to the ‘experts’?

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