Information Flows and Networks III

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Arbitrary Network Modification

Note: in order to run the simulation referred to in this slide, go here, to the Java Applet version. You will be directed to download the latest version of the Java plug-in.

Finally, we let you experiment with adding a number of connections to the original hierarchical structure. See if you can best the previous slide's solution either by avoiding informational congestion with fewer than 4 additional connections, or by increasing the firm's average output via their more efficient allocation. For your convenience, the number of links you add is displayed at the bottom.

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