The Spread of Autism Diagnosis
This project studies the impact of diffusion of knowledge on the increasing prevalence of autism by building a large-scale, empirically calibrated simulation model of the social and interaction networks of parents.
National Institutes of Health
The Spread of Autism Diagnosis through Spatially Embedded Social Networks
January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2015
Peter Bearman (Sociology, Columbia University)
Ka-Yuet Liu (Sociology, UCLA)