Altruism Squared - The Economics of Statalist Exchanges
AbstractI have researched the economics of interactions on Statalist, based on the full population of exchanges from 1st of January to 30th of April 2009. Both the "demand side" - the questions asked on the list - and the "supply side" - the answers provided - are examined. Along the way, I have paid particular attention to the role of unsatisfied demand ("orphans"), i.e. questions that never attract a reply.
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Date of creation: 11 Aug 2009
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- NEP-ALL-2009-08-16 (All new papers)
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