• Coalitions, tipping points and the speed of evolution 

      Newton, Jonathan
      Published 2013-01-01
      This study considers pure coordination games on networks and the waiting time for an adaptive process of strategic change to achieve efficient coordination. Although it is in the interest of every player to coordinate on ...
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    • Competition, Learning and Persistence in the Effects of Unmeritocratic Hiring Decisions 

      Cooper, Peter
      Published 2006-04-01
      Sometimes wide disparities in workers’ earnings are defended as simply the meritocratic outcome of a competitive process. While inequalities due to discrimination or luck are admitted as temporary possibilities, it is ...
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    • A one-shot deviation principle for stability in matching problems 

      Newton, Jonathan; Sawa, Ryoji
      Published 2013-06-01
      This paper considers marriage problems, roommate problems with nonempty core, and college admissions problems with responsive preferences. All stochastically stable matchings are shown to be contained in the set of matchings ...
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