Game Theory and Economic Applications: Proceedings of the International Conference Held at the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India, December 18-22, 1990

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Sect. I Decision Theory
Linear Minimax Estimation 9
[actual symbol not reproducible] Matrices and the Class Q 24
A New Method for Representing and Solving Bayesian Decision Problems 37
Sect. II Stochastic Games
Singularly Perturbed Limiting Average Stochastic Game Problems 69
N-person Noncooperative Stochastic Games with Partial Information 98
Approximation Theorems For Gambling Problems and Stochastic Games 114
Note on Recursive Games 133
Sect. III Cooperative Games
The Core and the [tau]-value for Cooperative Games with Coalition Structures 146
Multi-Choice Cooperative Games 170
Voting Power and Component Importance 189
Sect. IV Noncooperative Games
Semi-Stability in Game Theory : A Survey of Ugliness 205
Games of Coordination 225
On the Generic Finiteness of Equilibrium Outcome Distributions in Game Forms : Synopsis 243
Resolving Paradoxical Centipedes Behavioristically or by Unilateral Pre-donations 249
Sect. V Economic Applications
Buyers Bid Bargaining with Incomplete Information As a Stochastic Game Model 287
Apparent Convergence of Learning Processes in Mis-specified Games 303
Eliciting Traders' Knowledge in a "Frictionless" Asset Market 332
To Transfer or Not to Transfer the Best Technology Under Threat of Entry - The Case of Price Competition 356
A Game Theoretical Description of the von Neumann Growth Economy 369
Stable Outcomes in Sequential Information Trading: An Application of the Bargaining Set 409
Independence of Irrelevant Alternatives and Strategy-Proofness on Economic Domains 442
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