An Ecologist’s Encounter with Some Models in the Social Sciences
The development of integrated regional models will obviously require intensive flow of information among modelers in the biological, physical and social sciences. This chapter outlines the short but intensive experience of one ecological modeler with a series of nine modeling papers in the social sciences. The papers were selected by the organizers of the conference to represent a broad range of modeling efforts targeting environmental issues. By design, the collection sacrifices depth for breadth of coverage.
KeywordsMinimal Model Uncertainty Distribution Labor Productivity Growth Japanese Immigrant Statistical Extrapolation
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