Graduate Workshop in Computational Economics
Homework Problem (2002)
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
Solutions to the deja vu
Consider the following situation:
A group of, say, 20 reporters is attempting to uncover the details
of an unfolding scandal. How does the news of this event get reported
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
at the Graduate Workshop were given a very limited time
to complete their homework):
John H. Miller ,