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John Schuler will present at CDS Colloquium

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The Computational Social Science Research Colloquium /Colloquium in Computational and Data Sciences speaker for Friday, February 08, 2019, will be John Schuler, Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics, George Mason University. John’s talk entitled “Nonparametric Estimation of General Equilibrium Price Vectors” will begin at 3:00 in the Center for Social Complexity Suite located on the 3rd floor of Research Hall. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session along with light refreshments.

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Abstract: Agent-based economic modeling often requires the determination of an initial equilibrium price vector. Calculating this directly requires algorithms of exponential computational complexity. It is known that a partial equilibrium price can be estimated using a median of trades. This paper explores the possibility of a multivariate generalization of this technique using depth functions as well as alternative methods.