Micromotives and Macrobehavior Topics for Discussion

Thomas Schelling
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What is spatial distribution? Describe Schelling's illustration of this phenomenon.

Describe how the thermostat is a model for some social behaviors. Give specific examples and descriptions of these systems.

There is a behavior study referenced as "lemons" modeling. Describe how this modeling got its name and the type of behaviors it focuses on. What are some behaviors this model could identify?

There is a modeling referred to as "commons." How did this process get its name? Describe the specific example that it is based on. To what type of behavior could a "commons" modeling be applied?

Define Schelling's use of the term "tolerance" when discussing segregation in a neighborhood. Provide an example of an individual who would be considered "most tolerant." Give a specific scenario.

Schelling presents a futuristic presentation of chromosomal selection. Describe what characteristics he suggests could be possible for parents in the future "design...

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