I am sorry, but for me any questions of the kind - is economy a CAS, are
I simply do not know what is "economy" in such utterance. For me it's a
mental concept more or less adequate to a certain "reality" described/analyzed (in that
question) with another mental construct, more or less mathematized which is called CAS.
CAS is a method of respresenting dynamics of various kinds of
collectivities with mathematical/numerical models - that's all.
For example, some day it will be possible to enrich behaviour of agents in
CAS with, say, more sophisticated assumptions of their cognition. Then it
may be another method of representation. And no "New Economy" being "new
Greetings from a moderate constructivist.
For more information go to: www.metaphorum.org
For the Metaphorum Collaborative Working Environment (MCWE) go to: www.platformforchange.org
METAPHORUM eList Archive available at - https://listserv.heanet.ie/ucd-staffordbeer.html
Archive of CYBCOM eList available at - http://hermes.circ.gwu.edu/archives/cybcom.html