Xavier Vilà



PhD, Northwestern University

Xavier Vilà is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Economic History of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and BSE Affiliated Professor. He holds a PhD from the Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Northwestern University. He has been a MOVE Research Fellow since the creation of the institute in 2009. His main research interests are agent-based computational economics, evolutionary game theory, and models of bounded rationality. He is also interested in socio-ecological systems, computer science, and complexity theory.


Juan Antonio Barceló, Florencia D. C. Bernal, Ricardo del Olmo, Laura Mameli, F. J. Miguel Quesada, David Poza and Xavier Vilà

Social Interaction in Hunter-Gatherer Societies: Simulating the Consequences of Cooperation and Social Aggregation

Social Science Computer Review, Vol.32, No 3, 417--436, January 2014, 10.1177/0894439313511943
Florencia del Castillo, Juan Antonio Barceló, Laura Mameli, Francisco J. Miguel and Xavier Vilà

Modeling Mechanisms of Cultural Diversity and Ethnicity in Hunter-Gatherers

Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, Vol.21, No 2, 364--384, January 2014, 10.1007/s10816-013-9199-y