# 3 - Complexity and Modeling

This module would provide students with a survey of mathematical models. Its emphasis would be on giving students a sense of the tools used by mathematical social scientists, and the strengths and limitations of formal mathematical modeling. The goal of this module would be to provide students with basic intuition about these different models, and a sense of where different models may be appropriate, or where models may not be appropriate at all. It would introduce them to concepts for aggregate and microscopic modeling. Scott Page's online course would provide a template for this module.

Hat Tip ~ Colander & Kupers, Complexity and the Art of Public Policy

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