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William L. Goffe

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First Name:William
Middle Name:L.
Last Name:Goffe
RePEc Short-ID:pgo13
Department of Economics Penn State University 304 Kern Building University Park, PA 16802
Twitter: @billgoffe


Department of Economics
Pennsylvania State University

State College, Pennsylvania (United States)

: (814)865-1456
608 Kern Graduate Building, University Park, PA 16802-3306
RePEc:edi:depsuus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. William L. Goffe & Michael Creel, 2005. "Multi-core CPUs, Clusters and Grid Computing: a Tutorial," Computing in Economics and Finance 2005 438, Society for Computational Economics.
  2. William L. Goffe, 2000. "Visualizing Multi-Dimensional Functions In Economics," Computing in Economics and Finance 2000 127, Society for Computational Economics.
  3. William L. Goffe, 1997. "A Toolkit for Optimizing Functions in Economics," Computational Economics 9707001, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. William L. Goffe & Bob Parks, 1996. "The Future Information Structure in Economics," Microeconomics 9605001, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 02 Dec 1996.


  1. Michael Creel & William Goffe, 2008. "Multi-core CPUs, Clusters, and Grid Computing: A Tutorial," Computational Economics, Springer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 32(4), pages 353-382, November.
  2. Eddelbuttel, Dirk & Goffe, William L, 1999. "Display and Interactive Languages for the Internet: HTML, PDF, and Java," Computational Economics, Springer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 14(1-2), pages 89-107, October.
  3. William L. Goffe & Robert P. Parks, 1997. "The Future Information Infrastructure in Economics," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 11(3), pages 75-94, Summer.
  4. Goffe, William L. & Ferrier, Gary D. & Rogers, John, 1994. "Global optimization of statistical functions with simulated annealing," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 60(1-2), pages 65-99.
  5. William L. Goffe, 1994. "Computer Network Resources for Economists," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 8(3), pages 97-119, Summer.
  6. Goffe, William L, 1993. "A User's Guide to the Numerical Solution of Two-Point Boundary Value Problems Arising in Continuous Time Dynamic Economic Models," Computational Economics, Springer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 6(3-4), pages 249-255, November.
  7. Goffe, William L & Ferrier, Gary D & Rogers, John, 1992. "Simulated Annealing: An Initial Application in Econometrics," Computer Science in Economics & Management, Kluwer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 5(2), pages 133-146, May.

Software components

  1. William L. Goffe, 1994. "Version 3.2 of Fortran Code for Simulated Annealing (a global optimization algorithm also useful as a local optimizer for difficult problems)," Computer Programs 9406001, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. William L. Goffe & Gary D. Ferrier & John Rogers, 1992. "SIMANN: FORTRAN module to perform Global Optimization of Statistical Functions with Simulated Annealing," Computational Economics Software Archive CS05.133, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  3. William L. Goffe & Gary D. Ferrier & John Rogers, "undated". "Programme to "Global Optimization of Statistical Functions with Simulated Annealing"," Fortran codes simanneal, .

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  1. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (1) 2005-11-19
  2. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2005-11-19


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