Games and Information: An Introduction to Game Theory / Edition 2

Games and Information: An Introduction to Game Theory / Edition 2

by Eric Rasmusen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557865027

ISBN-13: 9781557865021

Pub. Date: 05/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

What may be the most successful introductory game theory textbook ever written is now available in its fourth edition. Since it first published in 1989, successive editions have made its presentation ever more elegant, with incisive problem sets and applications.

Written in a crisp and approachable style, Games and Information, 4e uses simple modeling techniques and

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Overview

What may be the most successful introductory game theory textbook ever written is now available in its fourth edition. Since it first published in 1989, successive editions have made its presentation ever more elegant, with incisive problem sets and applications.

Written in a crisp and approachable style, Games and Information, 4e uses simple modeling techniques and straightforward explanations to provide students with an understanding of game theory and information economics. The fourth edition brings this material completely up-to-date, adds new end-of-chapter problems and classroom games, and is accompanied by a comprehensive website, featuring problem Solutions and teaching notes: www.rasmusen.org/GI. With its emphasis on applications of game theory and information economics to a vast array of disciplines, Games and Information, 4e provides an accessible first course for students in backgrounds as diverse as economics, business, mathematics, and political science.

About the Author:
Eric Rasmusen is the Dan R. and Catherine M. Dalton Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at Indiana University in Bloomington

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557865021
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
379
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 10.11(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
Pt. IGame Theory7
1The Rules of the Game9
2Information35
3Mixed and Continuous Strategies67
4Dynamic Games with Symmetric Information93
5Reputation and Repeated Games with Symmetric Information121
6Dynamic Games with Asymmetric Information143
Pt. IIAsymmetric Information163
7Moral Hazard: Hidden Actions165
8Topics in Moral Hazard195
9Adverse Selection223
10Signalling249
Pt. IIIApplications273
11Bargaining275
12Auctions293
13Pricing309
14Entry341
15The New Industrial Organization361
Appendix A: Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems381
Appendix B: Mathematics429
References and Name Index441
Index

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