An Online Game for Teaching CPM and PERT

Posted on Wed 22 August 2018 in Simulation • Tagged with games

PERT simulation (will pop up on a new tab)


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An Online Game for Teaching Newsvendor Contracting

Posted on Mon 20 August 2018 in Simulation • Tagged with games

Newsvendor Contracting game (will pop up on a new tab)


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Tullock Contests with Heterogeneous Outside Options

Posted on Sun 05 November 2017 in Innovation, NPD • Tagged with contests, tournaments

I have been talking to some fellow academics for quite some time now about writing a paper that looks at contests and competition between contests. While that idea is still germinating, it did spawn an interesting thought about how to model stochastic participation in contests, one possibility I have documented …


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If you cannot win the game, change the rules

Posted on Wed 01 November 2017 in Innovation, NPD • Tagged with contests, tournaments

One of my wonderful coauthors mistaking me for someone who watches sports, shared some “sports” sayings with me. One of these was the profound sounding but somewhat meaningless (at least to me) saying about changing the rules if you can’t win. Anyway, given that I am interested in economic …


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