The transmission of continuous cultural traits in endogenous social networks

Fabrizio Panebianco, T. Hellmann

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Abstract

Continuous cultural traits are transmitted across generations in a network which is under the control of parents. We derive optimal network choices, characterize the long-run outcome, and show that high socialization incentives lead to slow convergence of cultural traits.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-55
Number of pages5
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume167
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Cultural transmission
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Finance
  • Network formation
  • Persistence of cultural traits
  • Social networks

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