ISBN 9783540730156,Partner Choice and Cooperation in Networks

Partner Choice and Cooperation in Networks

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Publisher

Ingram Publisher Services

Publication Year 2007
ISBN-13

ISBN 9783540730156

ISBN-10 354073015X
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 212 Pages
Subject

Social, group or collective psychology

\"Cooperation is beneficial but may be blocked where the selfish interests of individuals conflict with the common goal. The standard models fail to capture an important element: that people can be free to select their interaction partners. This study shows that partner choice leads to networks where free-riders are likely to be excluded.
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