Reading Notes on Dasgupta, "Economics: A Very Short Introduction": Trust
Reading Notes on Dasgupta, "Economics: A Very Short Introduction": Markets

Reading Notes on Dasgupta, "Economics: A Very Short Introduction": Communities

  • Suppose that we have the norm (or the strategy) that a failure to share in any case leads to the end of the sharing relationship forever. How much of a large-scale social distribution of labor can be supported by tied engagements of this type?

  • What are the advantages to having an economic network built out of "weak ties"?

  • What are the difficulties in creating and maintaining an economic network built out of "weak ties"?

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