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(Non-)existence and Scope of Nash Networks

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  • Hans Haller

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  • Jurjen Kamphorst

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  • Sudipta Sarangi

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For the connections model of strategic network formation, with two-way flow of information and without information decay, specific parameter configurations are given for which Nash networks do not exist. Moreover, existence and the scope of Nash network architectures are briefly discussed.
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  • Hans Haller & Jurjen Kamphorst & Sudipta Sarangi, 2007. "(Non-)existence and Scope of Nash Networks," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 31(3), pages 597-604, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:31:y:2007:i:3:p:597-604
    DOI: 10.1007/s00199-006-0105-7
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    1. Billand, Pascal & Bravard, Christophe & Sarangi, Sudipta, 2012. "Existence of Nash networks and partner heterogeneity," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 64(2), pages 152-158.
    2. Pietro Battiston, 2016. "Constrained Network Formation," Italian Economic Journal: A Continuation of Rivista Italiana degli Economisti and Giornale degli Economisti, Springer;Società Italiana degli Economisti (Italian Economic Association), vol. 2(3), pages 347-362, November.
    3. Mauro Napoletano & Stefano Battiston & Michael D König & Frank Schweitzer, 2008. "The efficiency and evolution of R&D Networks," Sciences Po publications 2008-31, Sciences Po.
    4. Jean-François Caulier & Michel Grabisch & Agnieszka Rusinowska, 2015. "An allocation rule for dynamic random network formation processes," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 60(2), pages 283-313, October.
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    6. Jean Derks & Martijn Tennekes, 2009. "A note on the existence of Nash networks in one-way flow models," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 41(3), pages 515-522, December.
    7. Pascal Billand & Christophe Bravard & Sudipta Sarangi, 2012. "On the interaction between heterogeneity and decay in two-way flow models," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 73(4), pages 525-538, October.
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    11. M. Koenig & Claudio J. Tessone & Yves Zenou, "undated". "A Dynamic Model of Network Formation with Strategic Interactions," Working Papers CCSS-09-006, ETH Zurich, Chair of Systems Design.
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    13. Banchongsan Charoensook, 2015. "On the Interaction between Player Heterogeneity and Partner Heterogeneity in Two-way Flow Strict Nash Networks," Working Papers 2015.44, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
    14. Charoensook, Banchongsan, 2015. "On the Interaction between Player Heterogeneity and Partner Heterogeneity in Strict Nash Networks," MPRA Paper 61205, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    15. Sudipta Sarangi & Pascal Billand & Christophe Bravard, 2006. "Heterogeneity in Nash Networks," Departmental Working Papers 2006-18, Department of Economics, Louisiana State University.
    16. Gilles, Robert P. & Chakrabarti, Subhadip & Sarangi, Sudipta, 2012. "Nash equilibria of network formation games under consent," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 64(2), pages 159-165.
    17. Breitmoser, Yves & Vorjohann, Pauline, 2013. "Efficient structure of noisy communication networks," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 66(3), pages 396-409.
    18. Pascal Billand & Christophe Bravard & Sudipta Sarangi, 2008. "Existence of Nash networks in one-way flow models," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 37(3), pages 491-507, December.
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    22. Pietro Battiston, 2014. "Citations are Forever: Modeling Constrained Network Formation," LEM Papers Series 2014/19, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy.
    23. Jean-François Caulier & Michel Grabisch & Agnieszka Rusinowska, 2015. "An allocation rule for dynamic random network formation," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) halshs-01207823, HAL.

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    Keywords

    C72; D85; Network formation; Non-cooperative games;

    JEL classification:

    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • D85 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Network Formation

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