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Indirect Reputation

Brief Presentation:

The guarantee of reciprocity mechanisms and social control, based on reputation and gossip, determine the development and maintenance of cooperative relationships. Starting from anthropological studies, some of the most recent theories on the link between cooperation and reputation will be illustrated. Inevitably, it will be taken into consideration where the reputational dynamics is most experienced today: the virtual setting. Thanks to recent studies (Duradoni et al., 2017) on online reputation, we will try to reflect on the pros and cons of it and on possible future scenarios.

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