Individual Search and Social Networks

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Goyal, Sanjeev; Rosenkranz, Stephanie; Weitzel, Utz; Buskens, Vincent;
  • Publisher: Milano: Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
  • Subject: D85 | Social networks | D83
    • jel: jel:D85 | jel:D83
      ddc: ddc:330

The explosion in online social networks motivates an enquiry into their structure and their welfare effects. A central feature of these networks is information sharing: online social networks lower the cost of getting information from others. These lower costs affect th... View more
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    5Contributions to network experiments include Charness, Corominas-Bosch and Frechette (2007), Cassar (2007), Falk and Kosfeld (2012), Callander and Plott (2005), Burger and Buskens (2009), Goeree et al. (2009) and Rosenkranz and Weitzel (2012).

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