Homophily and Influence: The Weakness of Weak Ties
Social Science Research Network, 2016.
We study how learning and influence co-evolve in a social network, eventually determining the pattern of social influence and distribution of individual beliefs prevailing in the population. To this end, we study a learning context that enriches substantially the classical model of DeGroot (1974) by allowing for (a) beliefs that are non-d...More
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