publication . Article . 2017

THIRD PARTY SANCTIONS IN GAMES WITH COMMUNICATION

Jan Obłój; Katarzyna Abramczuk;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2017 Journal: Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric, volume 50, issue 1, pages 109-138 (issn: 2199-6059, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p>This paper discusses the relation between communication and preservation of social norms guarded by third-party sanctions. In 2001 Jonathan Bendor and Piotr Swistak derived deductively the existence of such norms from a simple boundedly rational choice model. Their analysis was based on a perfect public information case. We take into account communication and analyse at the micro level the process of production and interpretation of information on which decisions are based. We show that when information is fully private and we allow for communication a state of anomie can result. If some social control mechanisms are ava...
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free text keywords: game theory, third-party sanctions, social norms, social control, private information, communication, lies detection, lcsh:History of scholarship and learning. The humanities, lcsh:AZ20-999, Law and economics, Sanctions, Business, Computer security, computer.software_genre, computer, Third party
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