Franklin

Strategy : an introduction to game theory / Joel Watson.

Author/Creator:
Watson, Joel.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
New York : W.W. Norton, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 404 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Game theory.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Strategic planning.
Contents:
The extensive form
Strategies and the normal form
Beliefs, mixed strategies, and expected payoffs
General assumptions and methodology
Dominance and best response
Rationalizability and iterated dominance
Location and partnership
Nash equilibrium
Oligopoly, tariffs, crime, and voting
Mixed-strategy Nash equilibrium
Strictly competitive games and security strategies
Contract, law, and enforcement in static settings
Details of the extensive form
Backward induction and subgame perfection
Topics in industrial organization
Parlor games
Bargaining problems
Analysis of simple bargaining games
Games with joint decisions; negotiation equilibrium
Unverifiable investment, hold up, options, and ownership
Repeated games and reputation
Collusion, trade agreements, and goodwill
Random events and incomplete information
Risk and incentives in contracting
Bayesian nash equilibrium and rationalizability
Lemons, auctions, and information aggregation
Perfect Bayesian equilibrium
Job-market signaling and reputation.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780393929348 (hardcover)
0393929345 (hardcover)
OCLC:
144330953
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