Memeticists win Nobel Prize for Economics

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    Well, okay, maybe they'd describe themselves as "agent modellers" rather than "memeticists", but basically they were interested in how phenomena like market bubbles etc arise from various investor/seller behaviours related to imperfect knowledge concerning the market status, and the strategies evolved to cope with such a situation.

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