Heterogeneous Agents and Agent-based Modeling: The Intersection of Policy and Research

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The Office of Financial Research, Brandeis University, and the Bank of England hosted this conference on September 21-22, 2017, at the Department of the Treasury in Washington, D.C.

The conference highlighted research and facilitated discussions on the impact of individual heterogeneity for financial system stability and economic outcomes. This research has been driven by new tools in data and computation, in particular agent-base modeling and heterogeneous-agent macroeconomic and financial modeling.