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Some Experimental Non-Zero Sum Games With Lack of Information about the Rules

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A discussion of the relationship between the theory of games and experimental gaming is presented. This includes comments on games of indefinite length and lack of knowledge concerning the rules. Six simple games are constructed and examined in the light of four different solution concepts. These games were used in an experiment with a class of Yale seniors as the subjects. The results of these experiments are discussed. They appear to lend weight to the non-cooperative equilibrium concept of solution.

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Paper provided by Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University in its series Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers with number 105.

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Length: 33 pages
Date of creation: 1961
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Publication status: Published in Management Science (January 1962), 8(2): 215-234
Handle: RePEc:cwl:cwldpp:105

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  1. Martin Shubik, 2011. "The Present and Future of Game Theory," Levine's Working Paper Archive 786969000000000173, David K. Levine.

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