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The art of strategy : a game theorist's guide to success in business & life

Author: Avinash K Dixit; Barry Nalebuff
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Using a diverse array of rich case studies - from pop culture, TV, movies, sports, politics, and history - the author shows how nearly every business and personal interaction has a game-theory component to it.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Avinash K Dixit; Barry Nalebuff
ISBN: 9780393062434 0393062430 9780393337174 0393337170
OCLC Number: 229747314
Description: xviii, 483 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: How should people behave in society? --
Tales of strategy --
Games solvable by backward reasoning --
Prisoners' dilemmas and how to resolve them --
A beautiful equilibrium --
Choice and chance --
Strategic moves --
Making strategies credible --
Interpreting and manipulating information --
Cooperation and coordination --
Auctions, bidding, and contests --
Bargaining --
Voting --
Incentives --
Case studies.
Other Titles: Game theorist's guide to success in business & life
Responsibility: Avinash K. Dixit, Barry J. Nalebuff.
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"It is an easy read and is written in a lively tone-which is not something I particularly recall from my lectures in the 1980s. Long live economics!" John Burns, The Times Higher Education "Unlike Read more...

 
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