IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/c/dge/qmrbcd/96.html
 

SoWhat for Windows 1.6

Author

Listed:
  • Holger Strulik

    (University of Copenhagen)

Abstract

SoWhat is an easy-to-learn, menu-driven program that allows for a new interactive approach to simulate dynamic systems. No cumbersome programming is necessary. Dynamic models are more or less entered into the program as they are written on paper. Syntactical errors are immediately recognized and located by the Lexical Scan feature. Endogenous variables are automatically detected, parameter values of the exogenous variables, initial values and simulation options are entered interactively. Simulations can be stopped and continued after a change of parameter values. A Policy Section allows for an interactive definition of logical constructions of system conditions and conditional changes of parameters and system equations. This feature provides a simple device for using the software for policy simulations, class room exercises, and computer based business games. Having read [SoWhat Quick Start] a novice in the theory of dynamical systems should be capable to enter and run, for example, the Solow Growth Model within 5 minutes. The software contains also an extensive help system that can be used for further reference. The software was developed and distributed by Bachmann and Strulik GbR aka Milestones Scientific Software. It is now freely available.

Suggested Citation

  • Holger Strulik, 1992. "SoWhat for Windows 1.6," QM&RBC Codes 96, Quantitative Macroeconomics & Real Business Cycles, revised 1996.
  • Handle: RePEc:dge:qmrbcd:96
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://dge.repec.org/codes/strulik/sowhat.zip
    File Function: program code
    Download Restriction: none

    File URL: http://dge.repec.org/codes/strulik/swmodels.pdf
    File Function: a short description of the model library included
    Download Restriction: none

    File URL: http://dge.repec.org/codes/strulik/swquick.pdf
    File Function: SoWhat Quick Start
    Download Restriction: none

    More about this item

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:dge:qmrbcd:96. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Christian Zimmermann). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/efrblus.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.