Analysis of network connections among economic agents; game- and information-theoretic considerations; complexity and the need for alternatives to traditional optimization methods for understanding complex environments; applications to neighborhood segregation, diffusion of information, contagion in financial markets; introduction to neuro-economics. Upper level elective. Prerequisites: 01:220:320, 321 and 322; 01:640:136 or 152.
01:220:488 Networks and Complexity in Economics (3)
- Credits: 3
- Course Type: Upper Level Elective for Major,