Rosa-García, Alfonso and Kiss, Hubert Janos (2011): Coordination structures.
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We study a coordination problem where agents act sequentially. Agents are embedded in an observation network that allows them to observe the actions of their neighbors. We find that coordination failures do not occur if there exists a sufficiently large clique. Its existence is necessary and sufficient when agents are homogenous and sufficient when agents differ and their types are private. Other structures guarantee coordination when agents decide in some particular sequences or for particular payoffs. The coordination problem embodied in our game is applied to the problems of revolts and bank runs.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Coordination structures|
|English Title:||Coordination structures|
|Keywords:||social networks; coordination failures; multiple equilibria; revolts; bank runs|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty > D82 - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
D - Microeconomics > D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty > D85 - Network Formation and Analysis: Theory
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C7 - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory > C72 - Noncooperative Games
|Depositing User:||Alfonso Rosa-Garcia|
|Date Deposited:||27. Apr 2011 09:32|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 02:10|
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