Computational Model Library

The set of models test how receivers ability to accurately rank signalers under various ecological and behavioral contexts.

Setting the Stage for Inequality

Timothy Dennehy | Published Mon Mar 11 21:52:57 2013 | Last modified Sat Apr 27 20:18:45 2013

How can a strictly egalitarian social system give way to a stratified society if all of its members punish each other for any type of selfish behavior? This model examines the role of prestige bias in constant and variable environments on the development of hierarchies of wealth.

This is the model for a paper that is based on a simulation model, programmed in Netlogo, that demonstrates changes in market structure that occur as marginal costs, demand, and barriers to entry change. Students predict and observe market structure changes in terms of number of firms, market concentration, market price and quantity, and average marginal costs, profits, and markups across the market as firms innovate. By adjusting the demand growth and barriers to entry, students can […]

Agent based simulation of social dynamics

Klaus Jaffe | Published Mon Sep 14 12:44:25 2009 | Last modified Wed Aug 3 16:01:17 2016

Sociodynamica simulates human societies as viewed by Adam Smith in “The Wealth of Nations”

Neminem laedere: Socially damaging behaviours and how to contain them

Nicola Lettieri | Published Wed Jun 23 09:54:16 2010 | Last modified Sat Apr 27 20:18:40 2013

First version of the model “Neminem laedere. Socially damaging behaviours and how to contain them” by Domenico Parisi and Nicola Lettieri

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