Introduction to Human Ecology:
Research Networks, Institutes, etc.
on the Effects of Inequality on Economic Performance, Institute of
International Studies, UC Berkeley.
Utopias Project, based at the Havens Center at the University of
- Norms and Preferences
Network, at the University of Massachusetts.
- University of Texis
News, information, and expertise on the divide in income, wealth, and
- Institute for Research on
Poverty, at the Univeristy of Wisconsin, Madison. Has an enormous
number of links and articles.
Other courses on wealth and inequality
Shelling Model and Related Links
Model Software. Simulator that runs on windows machines.
Java-based Schelling model.
- Basic Geometry May
Explain Segregations Intractability. A New York Times article
Simulator from the "cybertimes" of the New York Times.
Spatial Proximity Model of Segregation Revisited, an article by
two economists, Romans Pancs and Nicolaas Vriend.
Segregation: An Extention of Schelling's Model of Segregation, by
Kristian Jonsson and Per Skoglund
- A simulation and
modeling course from MIT's teacher education program.
course in agent-based simulation from Paul Johnson at the
University of Kansas department of political science.
Suburbs, and Cities: Seminar in Urban Life and Urban Politics, a
course by Gerald Gamm at the University of Rochester.
- The Role
of 'Vision' in Racial Neighborhood Segregation: Revisiting the
Celebrated Schelling Model, Alexander J. Laurie and Narendra K. Jaggi,
Illinois Wesleyan University.
- Emergence, a
computer science course from Bryn Mawr College. See especially A
Thin Line Between Red and Green: Emerging Patterns in Group Preference
an Exploration at Bryn Mawr College, by Lindsay Marie.
- Brian Krauth. An
economist at Simon Fraser University with a number of interesting
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