Constructing social division to support cooperation : \ud theory and evidence from Nepal

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Choy, James;
(2013)
  • Publisher: University of Warwick, Department of Economics
  • Subject: HM | HB

Many societies are divided into multiple smaller groups. The defining feature of these groups is that certain\ud kinds of interaction are more likely to take place within a group than across groups. I build a model in which\ud group divisions are enforced through a repu... View more
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