Monthly Archives: September 2003

Information Cascades/Herding: Experimental Evidence, by Dominitz and Hung

On Monday, Angela Hurd presented an interesting paper at the Heinz School seminar series. It’s on “herding” or “Information Cascades”. In the most clear-cut version, each person has some private information and has to make a binary choice with some … Continue reading

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Fear and Networking in Jerusalem and Haifa

I arrived Sunday afternoon, August 24, for a short visit to Israel, my first since 1986. Gustavo Mesch and Ilan Talmud, sociologists at the University of Haifa, invited me for a conference on computer networks and social networks. Click here … Continue reading

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