Conformity and Influence
David Goldbaum ()
No 35, Working Paper Series from Economics Discipline Group, UTS Business School, University of Technology, Sydney
To better understand trends, this paper models the behavior of decision-makers seeking conformity and in A premium for leading ensures that a link's target benefits more from the link than its originator, and yet a leader serves the population by coordinating decisions. The desire for conformity drives the population to organize into a single hub with the leader at the center. Certain conditions support multiple leader structures as Nash as well. A strong desire to infl
Keywords: Opinion leadership; Social networks; Conformity; Non-cooperative games (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C72 D83 D85 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 54 pages
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