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Publications [#337046] of Rachel Kranton

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  1. Bloch, F; Demange, G; Kranton, R, RUMORS AND SOCIAL NETWORKS (May, 2018), pp. 421-448, WILEY [doi]
    (last updated on 2022/05/27)

    This article studies the transmission of rumors in social networks. We consider a model with biased and unbiased agents. Biased agents want to enforce a specific decision and unbiased agents to match the true state. One agent learns the true state and sends a message to her neighbors, who decide whether or not to transmit it further. We characterize the perfect Bayesian equilibria of the game, show that the social network can act as a filter, and that biased agents may have an incentive to limit their number.

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