Network Formation with Heterogeneous Players

A Galeotti, S (Sanjeev) Goyal, Jurjen Kamphorst

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This paper extends the connections model of network formation by allowing for players who are heterogeneous with respect to values as well as the costs of forming links. Our principal result is that centrality and short average distances between individuals are robust features of equilibrium networks.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)353-372
Number of pages20
JournalGames and Economic Behavior
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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