The meeting place problem: Salience and search

Grant, Simon and Quiggin, John (1998) The meeting place problem: Salience and search. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organisation, 33 2: 271-283. doi:10.1016/S0167-2681(97)00096-6

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Author Grant, Simon
Quiggin, John
Title The meeting place problem: Salience and search
Journal name Journal of Economic Behavior and Organisation   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0167-2681
Publication date 1998-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0167-2681(97)00096-6
Open Access Status File (Author Post-print)
Volume 33
Issue 2
Start page 271
End page 283
Total pages 13
Place of publication Holland
Publisher North
Language eng
Subject 350208 Organisational Planning and Management
Abstract The notion of salience was developed by Schelling in the context of the meeting place problem of locating a partner in the absence of a pre-agreed meeting place. In this paper, we argue that a realistic specification of the meeting place problem involves allowing a strategy of active search over a range of possible meeting places. We solve this extended problem, allowing for extensions such as repeated play, search costs and asymmetric payoffs. The result is a considerably richer, but more complex, notion of salience.
Keyword salience
search
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Economics Publications
 
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