Continuum models in wealth distribution

  • Giuseppe Toscani

    Università di Pavia, Italy
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We present and discuss the main analogies between continuum mechanics and the laws of an evolving economy. A sound basis for these connections is kinetic theory, which provides both mathematical and physical arguments to build up efficient mathematical models.

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Giuseppe Toscani, Continuum models in wealth distribution. Atti Accad. Naz. Lincei Cl. Sci. Fis. Mat. Natur. 28 (2017), no. 3, pp. 451–461

DOI 10.4171/RLM/770