Endogenous link strength in directed communication networks
AbstractWe study the formation of a directed communication network in which agents distribute a fixed amount of resource over links. Indirect benefits transit through the path maximizing the product of link strength. In this environment, the wheel architecture is shown to be both the unique efficient and the unique Nash architecture.
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Volume (Year): 57 (2009)
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Directed communication network Endogenous link strength Efficiency Nash stability;
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