Role of Trust in a Self-Organizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Model with Variable Good Quality and Imperfect Information
Posted: 13 May 2019

This new article in JASSS, co-authored by Professor Heather Hamill, presents an Agent-Based Model for a pharmaceutical supply chain operating under conditions of weak regulation and imperfect information, exploring the possibility of poor quality medicines and their detection. It aims to demonstrate how buyers can learn about the quality of sellers (and their medicines) based on previous successful and unsuccessful transactions, thereby establishing trust over time.

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Heather Hamill, Associate Professor in Sociology, Fellow of St Cross College