Elementary Economic Systems in Material Agent Societies
Keywords:Agent societies, Material agent societies, Elementary economic systems, Elementary economic processes, Elementary economic exchanges, Elementary economic behaviors
This paper formally characterizes the elementary economic systems of material agent societies, on the bases of the notions of (individual and group) elementary economic behavior, elementary economic exchange and elementary economic process. The equilibrium of an elementary economic system is defined in terms of the equilibrium of the set of group elementary economic processes that constitute such system. A case study illustrates the proposed concepts.
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