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Opinions and Networks: How Do They Effect Each Other


  • Zhengzheng Pan



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  • Zhengzheng Pan, 2012. "Opinions and Networks: How Do They Effect Each Other," Computational Economics, Springer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 39(2), pages 157-171, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:compec:v:39:y:2012:i:2:p:157-171 DOI: 10.1007/s10614-010-9241-z

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    1. Michael Suk-Young Chwe, 2000. "Communication and Coordination in Social Networks," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 67(1), pages 1-16.
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    3. Brigitte C. Madrian & Dennis F. Shea, 2001. "The Power of Suggestion: Inertia in 401(k) Participation and Savings Behavior," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 116(4), pages 1149-1187.
    4. Pan, Zhengzheng, 2010. "Trust, influence, and convergence of behavior in social networks," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 60(1), pages 69-78, July.
    5. Sushil Bikhchandani & David Hirshleifer & Ivo Welch, 1998. "Learning from the Behavior of Others: Conformity, Fads, and Informational Cascades," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 12(3), pages 151-170, Summer.
    6. Lorenz, Jan, 2005. "A stabilization theorem for dynamics of continuous opinions," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 355(1), pages 217-223.
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    1. Pedro Soto-Acosta & Daniel Perez-Gonzalez & Simona Popa, 2014. "Determinants of Web 2.0 technologies for knowledge sharing in SMEs," Service Business, Springer;Pan-Pacific Business Association, vol. 8(3), pages 425-438, September.
    2. Arifovic, Jasmina & Eaton, B. Curtis & Walker, Graeme, 2015. "The coevolution of beliefs and networks," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 120(C), pages 46-63.
    3. repec:kap:jtecht:v:42:y:2017:i:2:d:10.1007_s10961-016-9498-z is not listed on IDEAS

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    Social learning; Consensus; Complex network; Network dynamics; Simulation; D83; D85; C63;

    JEL classification:

    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
    • D85 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Network Formation
    • C63 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computational Techniques


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