Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Econometrica: Sep, 2015, Volume 83, Issue 5

Strategic Learning and the Topology of Social Networks
p. 1755-1794

Elchanan Mossel, Allan Sly, Omer Tamuz

We consider a group of strategic agents who must each repeatedly take one of two possible actions. They learn which of the two actions is preferable from initial private signals and by observing the actions of their neighbors in a social network.

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Supplement to "Strategic Learning and the Topology of Social Networks"

This appendix gives two examples showing that the assumptions of bounded out-degree and L-connectedness are crucial.  Our approach in constructing equilibria will be to prescribe the initial moves of the agents and then extend this to an equilibrium strategy profile.

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