Nash equilibrium in strictly competitive games: live play in soccer
AbstractI model a scoring situation that arises frequently during soccer matches. The Nash equilibrium solution is shown to be broadly consistent with the conventional wisdom of experts. Data on goals scored over an entire season in ItalyÃ¯Â¾âs soccer league provide statistical support for a prediction of the modelÃ¯Â¾âs Nash equilibrium.
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Volume (Year): 85 (2004)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
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- Moschini, GianCarlo, 2004. "Nash Equilibrium in Strictly Competitive Games: Live Play in Soccer," Staff General Research Papers 12312, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
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