Empathy & PowerJoffa Applegate & Ned Wellman
The purpose of this model is to explore the effects of different power structures on a cross-functional team’s prosocial decision making. A cross-functional team is a group of individuals (described as avatars in the model) from different functional backgrounds brought together to make one or more decisions. The power structure describes the distribution of power within the team. Empathy is characterised by the degree to which an avatar pays attention to the needs of other...
General Housing ModelJoffa Applegate
The General Housing Model demonstrates a basic housing market with bank lending, renters, owners and landlords. This model was developed as a base to which students contributed additional functions during Arizona State University’s 2020 Winter School: Agent-Based Modeling of Social-Ecological Systems.