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Schelling's Game Theory: How to Make Decisions

Robert V. Dodge


Thomas Schelling won the Nobel Prize “for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis.” This came after he had taught a game theory and rational choice course for forty-five years at an advanced level. This book presents the concepts Schelling taught as they are useful tools for understanding decisions and consequences. Mathematics often makes game theory challenging but it is presented as something very simple in this book. Along with a summary of the material Schelling presented this book looks at problems from his course and similar less challe ... More

Keywords: Thomas C. Schelling, game theory, strategy, conflict, cooperation, economics, prisoner's dilemma, social interaction

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199857203
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857203.001.0001


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Robert V. Dodge, author

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