Economic Theory

, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 597–604 | Cite as

(Non-)existence and Scope of Nash Networks

  • Hans Haller
  • Jurjen Kamphorst
  • Sudipta SarangiEmail author
Exposita Note


For the connections model of strategic network formation, with two-way flow of information and without information decay, specific parameter configurations are given for which Nash networks do not exist. Moreover, existence and the scope of Nash network architectures are briefly discussed.

JEL Classification Numbers

C72 D85 


Network formation Non-cooperative games 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Haller
    • 1
  • Jurjen Kamphorst
    • 2
  • Sudipta Sarangi
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA
  2. 2.Faculty of LawLeiden UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of EconomicsLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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