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Game theory in the social sciences : a reader-friendly guide

Author: Luca Lambertini
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
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"Individuals, firms, governments and nations behave strategically, for good and bad. Over the last few decades, game theory has been constructed and progressively refined to become the major tool used by social scientists to understand, predict and regulate strategic interaction among agents who often have conflicting interests. In the surprisingly anodyne jargon of the theory, they 'play games'. This book offers an  Read more...
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Lambertini, Luca.
Game theory in the social sciences.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011
(DLC) 2010043235
(OCoLC)671491749
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luca Lambertini
ISBN: 9780203818640 0203818644
OCLC Number: 721907181
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 186 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The origins : a bit of history --
What is a game? --
Solving a game --
Understanding economics --
Repeated games and collusive behaviour --
Understanding politics --
Wargames --
Trade, security and hegemony --
The role of information --
Cooperation and bargaining.
Responsibility: Luca Lambertini.
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"Individuals, firms, governments and nations behave strategically, for good and bad. Over the last few decades, game theory has been constructed and progressively refined to become the major tool used by social scientists to understand, predict and regulate strategic interaction among agents who often have conflicting interests. In the surprisingly anodyne jargon of the theory, they 'play games'. This book offers an introduction to the basic tools of game theory and an overview of a number of applications to real-world cases, covering the areas of economics, politics and international relations. Each chapter is accompanied by some suggestions about further reading"--Provided by publisher.

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