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Massively Parallel Computing in Economics

Eric M. Aldrich
University of California, Santa Cruz
SIGFIRM Working Paper Series, 2013
@article{aldrich2013massively,

   title={Massively Parallel Computing in Economics},

   author={Aldrich, Eric M},

   year={2013}

}

This paper discusses issues related to parallel computing in Economics. It highlights new methodologies and resources that are available for solving and estimating economic models and emphasizes situations when they are useful and others where they are impractical. Two examples illustrate the different ways parallel methods can be employed to speed computation as well as their limitations.
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