Social activity and network formation

  title={Social activity and network formation},
  author={Oliver Baetz},
  • Oliver Baetz
  • Published 2013
This paper studies games of social activity in a network environment, in which own activity and cumulative neighbour activity are strategic complements and agents have concave value functions. Typical stylised examples for such a situation include activity and linking in online social networks. We show that there is a unique positive activity equilibrium on exogenous networks under mild conditions. When network formation is endogenised, then: (i) Equilibria display a single positive level of… CONTINUE READING