Agent-Based Simulation Models of the College Sorting Process

  • Sean Reardona, Matt Kasmanb, Daniel Klasikc, Rachel Bakerd
  • Published 2016


We explore how dynamic processes related to socioeconomic inequality operate to sort students into, and create stratification among, colleges. We use an agent-based model to simulate a stylized version of this sorting processes in order to explore how factors related to family resources might influence college application choices and college enrollment. We… (More)


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