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An Overview of Coalitions and Networks Formation Models for Economic Applications

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  • Marco A. Marini

    (Department of Economics, University of Urbino, Urbino, (Italy))

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This paper presents some recent developments in the theory of coalition and network formation. For this purpose, a few major equilibrium concepts recently introduced to model the formation of coalition structures and networks among players are brie?y reviewed and discussed. Some economic applications are also illustrated to give the ?avour of the type of predictions such models are able to provide.

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  • Marco A. Marini, 2007. "An Overview of Coalitions and Networks Formation Models for Economic Applications," Working Papers 0707, CREI Università degli Studi Roma Tre, revised 2007.
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    Keywords

    Coalitions; Networks; Core; Games with Externalities; Endogenous Coalition Formation; Pairwise Stability; Stable Networks; Link Formation.;
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    JEL classification:

    • C70 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - General
    • C71 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Cooperative Games
    • D23 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Organizational Behavior; Transaction Costs; Property Rights
    • D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection

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