Preferences, Identity, and Competition: Predicting Tie Strength from Demographic Data
Management Science, pp. 1374-1383, 2005.
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This research examines the combined influence of three causal mechanisms shaping interpersonal dynamics. Sharing a demographic characteristic has been shown to strengthen a relationship between people. The initial explanation for this positive effect emphasized the importance of individual preferences for social contact. Similar people sh...More
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