Discussion Papers

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Discussion Papers 2021 / I

  1. Domenico Mario Nuti (16/8/1937 - 22/12/2020) A personal memoir (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  2. Aspects of Discrete and Continuous Complexity Theories (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  3. Self-replacing Prices with Credit and Debt (Ragupathy Venkatachalam and Stefano Zambelli) Download

Discussion Papers 2020 / I

  1. Resemblances and Disjunctions: The Treachery of Models (Ragupathy Venkatachalam) Download

  2. A Review Article of `The Seasons of Trouble - Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka's Civil War' by Rohini Mohan (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  3. Mr. Taylor and the Central Bank: Two Inference Exercises (Francesco Luna) Download

  4. Mechanizing Chess Games, Computable Enumerability and Dynamical Systems (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

Discussion Papers 2019 / I

  1. Enigma Variations: a Review Article (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  2. Paul Samuelson, the Multiplier-Accelerator Model and Alvin Hansen (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  3. Definitions, Assumptions, Propositions and Proofs in Sraffa's PCMC (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

Discussion Papers 2018 / I

  1. Herbert Alexander Simon (15th June, 1916 - 9th February, 2001): A Personal and Professional Life (K. Vela Velupillai and Ragupathy Venkatachalam) Download

  2. Big data, Scarce Attention and Decision-making Quality (Tongkui Yu and Shu-Heng Chen) Download

  3. Human Problem Solving: Standing on the Shoulders of the Giants (Dharmaraj Navaneetha Krishnan) Download

  4. Information Processing and Moral Problem Solving (Cassey Lee) Download

  5. Why Herbert Simon Matters for Policy Making (Patrick Love) Download

  6. Human and Machine Learning (Ying-Fang Kao and Ragupathy Venkatachalam) Download

  7. Reconsidering Herbert A. Simon's major themes in economics: Towards an experimentally grounded capital structure theory drawing from his methodological conjectures (Edgardo Bucciarelli and Nicola Mattoscio) Download

  8. Proofs and Predictions in Human Problem Solving (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  9. Zermelo, Euwe and König on Set Theoretic Chess (K. Vela Velupillai, Edgardo Bucciarelli and Ragupathy Venkatachalam)Download

  10. Homage to Rene Thom - (the Elementary) Catastrophes, Art & Mathematics (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  11. Riksbankens Prize in Memory of Alfred Nobel - Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the Prize (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

Discussion Papers 2017 / I

  1. European Economic Integration, Comparative Advantages and Free Trade of the Means of Production (Michele Boglioni)
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  2. Rational Mechanisms in Organizations (Edgardo Bucciarelli and K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  3. Walter Terence Stace -The Stace Road, Mysticism and Emergence & Some Personal Remembrances (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  4. Specialization Patterns and Reduction of CO2 Emissions (Michele Boglioni and Stefano Zambelli)DownloadSupplementary material

  5. Hierarchic, Near-Decomposable, Causal, Evolutionary Dynamics - The Architecture of Complexity (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  6. Towards a Classical Behavioural Finance Theory (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  7. Towards an Intuitionistic Foundations for Economic Theory A Brouwer--Simon Program (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  8. A Crooked Path among the The Gravel Walks (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  9. A Digital Simulation Model of Out-of-Equilibrium Market Behaviour (Sara Casagrande)Download

Discussion Papers 2016 / I

  1. Essays on: The Nature and the State of Modern Economics - A Review Article (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  2. Universal Man - A Review Article (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  3. Alan Turing's Orthogonal Trajectories - Decoding the PROF (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  4. Algorithmic Economics: Incomputability, Undecidability and Unsolvability in Economics (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  5. Reflections of B.P. Adarkar's Years of High Theory 1934-1941 (K. Vela Velupillai and Isabella M. Weber)Download

  6. Chasing a Few Hares - A. W. H. Phillips and his Times (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  7. The Aggregate Production Function is NOT Neoclassical (Stefano Zambelli)Download

  8. The Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities and Non-uniform Rate of Profits (Stefano Zambelli)Download

  9. Hierarchic, Near-Decomposable, Causal, Evolutionary Dynamics - The Architecture of Complexity (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

Discussion Papers 2015 / I

  1. Zermelo, von Neumann, Euwe and Zermelo's Theorem on Chess (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  2. Notes on a `Constructive Proof of the Existence of a Collateral Equilibrium' (Venkatachalam Ragupathy & K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  3. Richard Goodwin: The Indian Connection (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  4. The Economic Contributions of Richard Murphey Goodwin (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  5. The Kieler Kreis, GPSS 7 & Social Research: The First Decade (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  6. Seven Kinds of Computable and Constructive Infelicities in Economics (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  7. Complexity and the Economy (W. Brian Arthur) - A Review (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  8. Introduction to the CJE Special Issue on Richard Goodwin's Birth Centennial (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  9. Economic Theory in 1914 (K. Velupillai)Download

  10. The Economic Contributions of Geoffery Colin Harcourt (K. Velupillai)Download

  11. A PICTORIAL Presentation for a Roundtable Discussion on Perspectives on the Contributions of Richard Goodwin (K. Velupillai)Download

Discussion Papers 2014 / I

  1. Non-Price Competition in a Modular Economy (Bin-Tzong Chie & Shu-Heng Chen)Download

  2. Stabilisation Policy -- Phillips before the `Phillips Curve' (Katherine Moos and K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  3. Constructive and Computable Hahn-Banach Theorems for the (Second) Fundamental Theorem of Welfare Economics (K.Vela Velupillai)Download

  4. Robust Measurement of National Technological Progress (Stefano Zambelli, Thomas Fredholm and Ragupathy Venkatachalam)Download

  5. Aggregate Production Functions and Neoclassical Properties: An Empirical Verification (Stefano Zambelli)Download

  6. de Finetti's Theory of Probability and its Jaynesian Critique (K.Vela Velupillai)Download

  7. Alan Turing - A Forbidden Fruit, its Serendipitous Fall and a Poisoned Bite (K.Vela Velupillai)Download

  8. One Hundred Years Ago - Economic Theory in 1914 (K.Vela Velupillai)Download

  9. Albert Aftalion and Business Cycle Theory: A Note (K.Vela Velupillai, Ragupathy Venkatachalam and Stefano Zambelli)Download

  10. Max Euwe's Set-Theoretic Observations on the Game of Chess -Introductory Notes (K.Vela Velupillai)Download

  11. Friedman's Characterization of the Natural Rate of Unemployment (K.Vela Velupillai)Download

  12. A Slip - or two - in MIP (K.Vela Velupillai)Download

  13. B.P. Adarkar's Critical Contributions to Monetary Theory and the Theory of Monetary Policy - The Seven Golden Years: 1934 - 19412 (K.Vela Velupillai and Isabella. M Weber)Download

Discussion Papers 2013 / II

  1. Towards an Intuitionistic Constructive Mathematical Economics (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  2. Production Functions Behaving Badly - Reconsidering Fisher and Shaikh (Thomas Fredholm and Stefano Zambelli)Download

  3. "Carry-on-Activity" and Process Innovation (Stefano Zambelli and N. Dharmaraj)Download

  4. HUMBUGS and other Exotica -- Celebrating Anwar Shaikh (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  5. Incomputability, Undecidability & Unsolvability in Economic Theory (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  6. Newcomb's Paradox -- A Turing Machine Interpretation (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

Discussion Papers 2013 / I

  1. A Journey through the Corridors of a Labyrinth -- Borge's Library, Simon's Mazes and Turing's Librarian (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  2. Computability Theory in Economics - Frontiers and a Restrospective (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  3. It Is Not Too Late - Economics Nobel Prizes for a Trio of Pioneers: Uzawa, Scarf and Negishi (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

Discussion Papers 2012 / II

  1. The Relevance of Computation Irreducibility as Computation Universality in Economics (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  2. Iteration, Tatonnement, Computation and Economic Dynamics (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  3. Dynamical Coupling, Nonlinear Accelerator and the Persistence of Business Cycles (Stefano Zambelli)Download

  4. A Non-mathematical Non-linear Model of the Trade Cycle: Mathematical Reflections on Hugh Hudson's Classic (V. Ragupathy, K. Vela Velupillai & Stefano Zambelli)Download

  5. The Geometrist of Economic Dynamics Richard Goodwin's Birth Centennial (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  6. Towards a Political Economy of the Theory of Economic Policy (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  7. The Epistemology of Simulation, Computation and Dynamics in Economics (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  8. On Richard Goodwin's Elementary Economics from the higher standpoint (Guglielmo Chiodi)Download

  9. Goodwin in Siena - Economist, Social Philosopher and Artist (Massimo Di Matteo & Serena Sordi)Download

  10. The Tobin Tax in a Continuous-time Non-linear Dynamic Model of the Exchange rate (Giancarlo Gandolfo)Download

  11. Reconstructing a Computable and Computationally Complex Theoretic Path Towards Simon's Behavioural Economics (Ying-Fang Kao & K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  12. Borges' Librarian in the Library of Babel as a Turing Machine: An Unreasonable Note (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  13. Turing's Economics: A Birth Centennial Homage (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

Discussion Papers 2012 / I

  1. Bourbaki's Destructive Influence on the Mathematization of Economics (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  2. Computability and Algorithmic Complexity in Economics (K. Vela Velupillai & Stefano Zambelli)Download

  3. Complexity and Endogenous Instability (Sami Al-Suwailem)Download

  4. Algorithmic Complexity of Financial Motions (Olivier Brandouy, Jean-Paul Delahaye, Lin Ma and Hector Zenil)Download

  5. Leverage, Liquidity, and Crisis: A Simulation Study (Antoine Godin and Stephen Kinsella)Download

  6. "Dear Professor Mankiw ..." - Reflections on Four decades of learning and Teaching macroeconomics (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  7. The Chimera of a Complete Analysis of Economic Dynamics (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  8. Ferdinando Targetti - In Memorium Scholar, Friend, Colleague- and a Gentleman (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  9. Remembering Krishna Bharadwaj (K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  10. Existence Proofs in Nonlinear Endogenous Theories of the Business Cycle on the Plane--The Origins (V. Ragupathy & K. Vela Velupillai)Download

  11. Noncomputability, Unpredictability, Undecidability and Unsolvability in Economic & Finance Theories (Ying-Fang Kao, V. Ragupathy, K. Vela Velupillai & Stefano Zambelli)Download

Discussion Papers 2011 / II

  1. The Computability-Theoretic Content of Emergence (S.Barry Cooper)Download

  2. Three Contributions to: Alan Turing - His work and impact (K.Vela Velupillai)Download

  3. Herbert A. Simon (K.Vela Velupillai and Ying Fang Kao) Download

  4. Computable and Dynamical Systems Foundations of Bounded Rationality and Satisficing (K.Vela Velupillai)Download

  5. Frank Plumpton Ramsey (K.Vela Velupillai and Ragupathy Venkatachalam) Download

  6. Toward an Autonomous-Agents Inspired Economic Analysis (Shu-Heng Chen and Tina Yu) Download

  7. Agent-Based Modelling of the Prediction Markets (Tongkui Yu and Shu-Heng Chen) Download

  8. Agent-Based Modelling of the El Farol Bar Problem (Shu-Heng Chen and Umberto Gostoli) Download

  9. Remembering Clower (K.Vela Velupillai) Download

  10. DSGE and Beyond - Computable and Constructive Challenges (K.Vela Velupillai) Download

  11. Freedom, Anarchy and Conformism in Academic Research (K.Vela Velupillai) Download

  12. Foley's Thesis, Negishi's Method, Existence Proofs and Computation (K.Vela Velupillai) Download

  13. The Fundamental Theorems of Welfare Economics, DSGE and the Theory of Policy -- Computable & Constructive Foundations (K.Vela Velupillai) Download

  14. Behavioural Economics: Classical and Modern (Selda (Ying Fang) Kao & K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  15. Origins and Early Development of the Nonlinear Endogenous Mathematical Theory of the Business Cycle: Part I - The Setting (V. Ragupathy & K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  16. Newcomb's Paradox: a Subversive Interpretation (K.Vela Velupillai) Download

  17. Negishi's Theorem and Method (K.Vela Velupillai) Download

Discussion Papers 2011 / I

  1. Economics, Control Theory, and the Phillips Machine(Brian Hayes)Download

  2. Business Cycles in the Phillips Machine (Allen McRobie) Download

  3. On Exact and Approximate Solutions for Hard Problems: An Alternative Look (R. S. Bartholo, C. A. Cosenza, F. A. Doria, M. Doria & A. Teixeira) Download

  4. The MONIAC, Modeling, and Macroeconomics (David Colander) Download

  5. Towards an Algorithmic Revolution in Economic Theory (K. Vela Velupillai)

  6. How Shall We Prepare Students for Attacking New Scientific Problems with Computation? (Rosalind Reid) Download

  7. Postkeynesian Precepts for Nonlinear, Endogenous, Nonstochastic, Business Cycle Theories (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  8. The MONIAC Updated for the Era of Permanent Financial Crisis (Robert Leeson) Download

  9. The Time-to-Build Tradition in Business Cycle Modelling (N. Dharmaraj. and K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  10. Goodwin's Lectures on the Philips Machine in 1963 (Michael Kuczynski) Download

  11. Continuity, Discontinuity and Dynamics in Mathematics & Economics - Reconsidering Rosser's Visions (K. Vela Velupillai & Stefano Zambelli) Download

  12. The Phillips Machine, The Analogue Computing Traditoin in Economics and Computability (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

Discussion Papers 2010

  1. Computation in Economics (K. Vela Velupillai & Stefano Zambelli) Download

  2. The Epistemology of Simulation, Computation and Dynamics in Economics Ennobling Synergies, Enfeebling 'Perfection' (K. Vela Velupillai & Stefano Zambelli) Download

  3. To the Beat of Different Drumer....Freedom, Anarchy and Conformism in Research (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  4. Flexible Accelerator Economic Systems as Coupled Oscillators (Stefano Zambelli) Journal Link

  5. The Algorithmic Revolution in the Social Sciences: Mathematical Economics, Game Theory and Statistical Inference (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  6. An Algorithmic Measurement of Technical Progress (Stefano Zambelli & Thomas Fredholm) Download

  7. Technological Progress in Italian Regions: Some Comparisons (Stefano Zambelli & Matteo Degasperi) Download

  8. Introduction to the Phillips Machine and the Analogue Computing Tradition in Economics (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  9. The 'Minsky Moment' - A Critique and a Re-construction (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  10. Notes on the Mathematical Foundations of Analogue Computation (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  11. Coupled Dynamics in the Phillips Machine Model of the Macroeconomy (Stefano Zambelli) Download

  12. Behavioural Complexity (Sami Al-Suwailem) Journal Link

  13. An Algorithmic Information-Theoretic Approach to the Behaviour of Financial Markets (Hector Zenil & Jean-Paul Delahaye) Journal Link

  14. Complexity and Randomness in Mathematics: Philosophical Reflections on the Relevence for Economic Modelling (Sundar Sarukkai) Journal Link

  15. Varieties of Mathematics in Economics- A Partial View (K. Vela Velupillai & Shu G. Wang) Download

  16. Reflections on Mathematical Economics in the Algorithmic Mode (K. Vela Velupillai) Download

  17. Emergent Complexity in Agent-Based Computational Economics (Shu-Heng Chan & Shu G. Wang) Journal Link

  18. Equilibrium VS. Market Effeciency - Randomness VS. Complexity in Finance Markets (Joe McCauley) Journal Link

  19. Bounded Rationality and the Emergence of Simplicity Amidst Complexity (Cassey Lee) Journal Link

  20. Nonlinear Dynamics, Complexity and Randomness: Algorithmic Foundations (K.Vela Velupillai) Download