Graduate Workshop in Computational Economics

Homework Problem (2001)

Solutions to the standing ovation problem (1995-97). Solutions to the is that seat taken problem (1998). Solutions to the you ought to be in pictures problem (1999). Solutions to the cocktail party problem (2000).

Deja Vu

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 groups.

  • Suggest some standard social science scenarios that could be usefully modeled using such a process.

    Potential Solutions (to submit your solution, email them to

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