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An AI can simulate an economy millions of times to create fairer tax policy

9 mins | May 25, 2020

Could deep reinforcement learning train AI well enough to run the world's economy? Economics is based on modelling, and predicting human behaviour is no mean feat — but if deep reinforcement learning can train AI to beat humans at complex games then could it also do a better job at running the economy? Will Douglas Heaven, MIT Technology Review's Senior AI Editor, considers.

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