Graduate Workshop in Computational Economics
Homework Problem (2001)
Solutions to the standing ovation problem
Solutions to the is that seat taken
Solutions to the you ought to be in
pictures problem (1999).
Solutions to the cocktail party
Consider the following situation:
A group of, say, 20 students is given a homework problem once a week
for each of fifteen weeks. Once a given homework problem is assigned, it is
due the next day.
Students are allowed to form and reform into groups as they so desire.
Model, using whatever techniques you wish, the formation of the
- Explicitly state your model and key assumptions.
- Summarize any results.
- Suggest some potentially interesting future directions and
Suggest some standard social science scenarios that could be
using such a process.
Potential Solutions (to submit your solution, email them to
John H. Miller ,