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Game Theory by Mark L. Burkey

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Index

A

Adverse selection, 68, 87–91

Advertising, purpose of, 106

B

Backward induction, 45–48

Basic Hotelling location game, 107–108

Birth of game theory, 3

Boiling in Oil contract, 71

Brinkmanship, 94

Business Week, 89

C

Centipede game, 54

Chicken game, 22–25

Common entries contest, 39

Common knowledge, 5–6

Communication, 71–73

Conditional average, 78

Constant-sum games, 27

Contracts, theory of

communication, 71–73

examples from ancient history, 73–76

hidden information vs. hidden actions, 67–71

misinformation, 71–73

signal jamming, 71–73

Cooperation, 97. See also Team cooperation, building

Cooperative coordination games, 25–26

Cream skimming, 78

Cut off communication, 95–96

D

Dating game, 23–25

Decision making

and game theory, 1, 2

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