Stanford University
Social and Economic Networks: Models and Analysis
Stanford University

Social and Economic Networks: Models and Analysis

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Matthew O. Jackson

Instructor: Matthew O. Jackson

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29 hours to complete
3 weeks at 9 hours a week
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There are 8 modules in this course

Examples of Social Networks and their Impact, Definitions, Measures and Properties: Degrees, Diameters, Small Worlds, Weak and Strong Ties, Degree Distributions

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12 videos3 readings3 quizzes

Homophily, Dynamics, Centrality Measures: Degree, Betweenness, Closeness, Eigenvector, and Katz-Bonacich. Erdos and Renyi Random Networks: Thresholds and Phase Transitions

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11 videos3 readings3 quizzes

Poisson Random Networks, Exponential Random Graph Models, Growing Random Networks, Preferential Attachment and Power Laws, Hybrid models of Network Formation.

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12 videos3 readings4 quizzes

Game Theoretic Modeling of Network Formation, The Connections Model, The Conflict between Incentives and Efficiency, Dynamics, Directed Networks, Hybrid Models of Choice and Chance.

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15 videos3 readings2 quizzes

Empirical Background, The Bass Model, Random Network Models of Contagion, The SIS model, Fitting a Simulated Model to Data.

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12 videos3 readings3 quizzes

Bayesian Learning on Networks, The DeGroot Model of Learning on a Network, Convergence of Beliefs, The Wisdom of Crowds, How Influence depends on Network Position..

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9 videos3 readings2 quizzes

Network Games, Peer Influences: Strategic Complements and Substitutes, the Relation between Network Structure and Behavior, A Linear Quadratic Game, Repeated Interactions and Network Structures.

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10 videos4 readings2 quizzes

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Stanford University
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