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This outstanding new text by David Kreps, Microeconomics for Managersunderscores the connections between contemporary microeconomics and business, using full-length, integrated case studies to show prospective managers how economic models can yield answers to practical problems. Games of Strategyfamous for its simple yet accurate exposition and its great examples and exercises, has been extensively revised for this Fourth Edition.
The key to its broad success is that the authors assume no prior knowledge of game theory and present the material in the most accessible way possible. With new and improved features and compelling end-of-chapter exercises, this Fourth Edition of Games of Strategy continues to engage students around the world.
This Fourth Edition includes expanded coverage of Behavioral Economics and Experimental Economics Chapters 3 through 7 to ensure that students are kept up-to-date on these hot topics in game theory. In addition to an extensive revision of every chapter, there is also an updated coverage of Cheap Talk, Information, Repeated Games, and Collective Action and Incentives, among other topics. The authors have added even more new end-of-chapter exercises to this Fourth Edition.
The solutions to half of the exercises are available for students on the free accompanying website. Games of StrategyFourth Edition, allows students to explore a variety of topics from the TV show Survivor to the lack of. New to this edition are discussions regarding the U. Students can also delve into issues concerning Student Life, such as grade inflation and why roommates wait for the other to buy the common items soap, ketchup, etc. Basic Ideas and Examples 1.
What Is a Game of Strategy? Why Are Professors So Mean? How to Think about Strategic Games 1. Are the Moves in the Game Sequential or Simultaneous? Are the Rules of the Game Fixed or Manipulable? Are Agreements to Cooperate Enforceable? Games with Sequential Moves 1. Will Harry Meet Sally?
Will James Meet Dean? Finding a Value to Maximize a Function. Combining Sequential and Simultaneous Moves 1. What Is a Mixed Strategy? Uncertainty and Information 1 Imperfect Information: Formal Analysis of Cheap Talk Idxit 4. Attitudes Toward Risk and Expected Utility 2. Example of a Threat: Example of a Promise: Example Combining Threat and Promise: When Do Strategic Moves Help? Some General Theory 7. Interactions across Species 8.
Games of Strategy by Avinash K. Dixit
The Cuban Missile Crisis 1. Strategy and Voting 1.
Scope for Manipulability 5. Bidding Strategy and Auction Design 1. Second-Price, Sealed Bid Auctions: Cart Support Signed in as: Available Our Retail Price: Paperback Contact your Rep.
Overview Instructor Resources For Students. What makes this the best-selling text on Game Theory? Features Contents New material on Behavioral and Tames Economics and carefully revised chapters keep students in the know This Fourth Edition includes expanded coverage of Behavioral Economics and Experimental Economics Chapters 3 through 7 to ensure that students are kept up-to-date on these hot topics in game theory.
Introduction and General Principles 1. Basic Ideas and Examples 2.
Concepts and Techniques 3. Games with Sequential Moves 4.
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Simultaneous-Move Games with Pure Strategies 5. Combining Sequential and Simultaneous Moves 7.
Some Broad Classes of Games and Strategies 8. Uncertainty and Information 9. Evolutionary Games Part Four: Applications to Specific Strategic Situations The Cuban Missile Crisis Strategy and Voting Bidding Strategy and Auction Design