Exercises due March 3
Construct and solve models for the following problems: For the two-variable linear optimization
problems solve them graphically as well. You can solve the models using Solver in
Exercises due April 7
1. States of health
a. Given the conditional probabilities of being in various states of heath below, find the
probabilities of being in these various states of health over the n
Exercises and solutions due March 10.
1. The classic transportation problem.
You as an employee of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are in charge of
maintaining the readiness of emergency sup
PADM 5320 Exercise due Feb 18
Dynamic Programming Problems
1. Assume a resource can be allocated to three users. The allocation, xj, to each use j provides
the following returns: R(x1) = (12x1 x12), R
1. Identify a specific system and its components and show the links among the
interdependent components. This is called a conceptual model.
Example: The System = A university.
Its Components = Student
Exercises due March 24
1. Personnel Allocation problem:
Projects A, B, and C require 18, 12 and 30 person months to complete.
Hence consider 6-month periods.
Persons 1,2,3, and 4 are available to work
PADM 5320: Course plan Spring 2016
Week: Feb 2.
Chapter 1 Math notation
Chapter 2 Systems modeling
Chapter 3 Mathematical Modeling
Chapter 4 Time value of money
Week Feb 9.
Chapter 5 Example systems m
Exercises due 27 September 2017
Construct linear optimization models for the following problems: For the two-variable problems
solve them graphically. You can solve the others using Solver in Excel, a
Exercises due September 20, 2017
1. Pigs:
It seems Cornell runs an organic farm that produces pigs. They raise, butcher, and sell the meat
to Cornell Dining, thereby contributing to Cornells 3rd best
PADM 5320 Exercises due 13 September 2017
1. Develop an optimization model for finding how much food to buy to provide the
nutrients each animal needs in a local SPCA homeless animal shelter. There ar
PADM 5320 Public Systems Modeling
Exercises due Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Warm up: Refer to Ch. 1 and 2.
1. What is i=2,3 0<j<i ( Xij ) = ?
2. What is i=1,3 j=1,4 ( i+j ) / j=1 to 5 ( j ) = ?
3. What
Exercises for November 8, 2017.
Water Quality Management Model:
1. Find least cost amounts of wastewater treatment (treatment efficiencies) at sites 1
and 2 that meet stream quality standards at sites
PADM 5320: Course plan: Fall 2017
This schedule is flexible and will depend on needs of class. Reading material is contained in
blackboard. The focus is on solving problems and the various approaches
Selected Financial Intermediaries
Depository Institutions (banks)
Banks obtain funds from depositors
Pay a fixed (usually) rate of interest on deposits
Banks provide depositors payment and liquidity
s
Financial System
Financial Intermediaries
Intermediation involves the "matching"
of lenders with savings to borrowers who
need money by an agent or third party
An intermediary is an institutional
midd
Contagion and Systemic Risk
Systemic risk*is the risk that a negative shock
affecting one or more firms will seriously impair
other firms or markets and harm the economy
It refers to risks created by
Central Banks
Central banks are authorities in charge of monetary
policy (management of the money supply)
Interest rates
Credit and liquidity
Money supply
Macroeconomic growth and stabilization
Centra
US Laws Affecting Mortgage Markets
U.S. government oversight of mortgage lending is
extensive
Four main groups of laws affect mortgages:
(i) laws governing lending practices
(ii) laws guaranteeing a