This book provides a critical, selective review of concepts from game theory and their applications in public policy, and further suggests some modifications for some of the models (chiefly in cooperative game theory) to improve their applicability to economics and public policy.
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- Game Theory and Public Policy, SECOND EDITION
- Preface to the revised edition
- Chapter 1: Objectives and scope of the book
- Chapter 2: Representing games
- Chapter 3: A brief interpretive history of game theory
- Chapter 4: Nash equilibrium and public policy
- Chapter 5: Correlated equilibrium
- Chapter 6: Noncooperative games in extensive form and public policy
- Chapter 7: Social mechanism design
- Chapter 8: Superadditive games in coalition function form
- Chapter 9: Recall, rationality and political economy
- Chapter 10: Biform games and considerable solutions
- Chapter 11: The firm as a coalition
- Chapter 12: What coalitions will be formed?
- Chapter 13: Monopoly and monopsony revisited
- Chapter 14: Bargaining and the determination of wages
- Chapter 15: Bargaining power and majority rule
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