IRL: We are using bonding curves to enable close to 6000 micro businesses living below the poverty line in Kenya to create their own community currencies (aka Community Inclusion Currencies). This year we have seen roughly 120k USD of trade between people for school fees, water, food and other basic needs. We want to expand this work to other needy communities and have a lot of work todo! Beyond the hurdles to implementation and last mile access we are working on here in Kenya, we need to understand, test and adapt the model via simulation, data analysis and visualizations (using actual trade data and simulated data)
Does anyone want to help us build a cadCAD Simulation of our system?
Here is a basic spec for a Agent Based Model we are looking for help to build on cadCAD:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EX2V_Q5MY9P2jkIdvSdj1wwpYFhHkHNkxSmDBbJD4-o/edit?usp=sharing The Village Market Simulator – approximates economic interactions in various Kenyan settings through agent-based modeling and it is used as a way of testing parameters of community currencies.
Videos demoing various older versions of this code running can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_559D4yxONo&list=PLPUExzwZAUpbEInJy_8Wj_c_mDsw7-qXe The source code those older models can be found here: https://github.com/GrassrootsEconomics/vms
Current trading data can be found here: https://github.com/GrassrootsEconomics/TransactionDatasets
A white paper on the concept can be found here: https://github.com/GrassrootsEconomics/CIC-WhitePaper
If you can help, please feel free to ping me directly: @willruddick on Telegram
Co-Founder Grassroots Economics Foundation http://grassecon.org