Education as a signal of ability

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Default-person Will Kim (Author)

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economics 

Tagged by Tim Denton almost 9 years ago

sociology 

Tagged by Tim Denton almost 9 years ago

Model group EECS 372-Spring 2011 | Visible to everyone | Changeable by group members (EECS 372-Spring 2011)
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breed [ workers worker ]
breed [ firms firm ]

workers-own [
  employed?
  ability
  salary
  education
  utility
  employer
  ecost
]

firms-own [
  sales ;; yearly sales thr firm raises
  cost ;; cost of operating
]

to setup
  ca ;; clear all
  set-default-shape firms "circle"
  set-default-shape workers "person"
  setup-workers ;; worker setup procedure
  setup-firms ;; firm setup procedure
end 

to setup-workers
  create-workers number-of-workers[

    setxy random-xcor random-ycor
    set employed? false
    set ability one-of [20 50]
  ]
end 

to setup-firms
  create-firms number-of-firms [

    set size 2
    setxy random-xcor random-ycor
    set sales 0
    set cost 0
  ]
end 

to go
  ask workers [
  ]
end 

to move
  rt random 90
  lt random 90
  fd 1
end 

to get-education
  set education education + 1
  set ecost education ^ 2 / ability
end 

to make-offer
  let mylist sort [education] of workers
end 

to look-at-offers
end 

to accept-offer
end 

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