Why gender based game theory?
AbstractThe behavior of men and women in a number of games free of social issues is explored. The analysis is conducted for simple (2x2) and complex (guessing) games and in static and repeated settings. No gender effect is observed either in static nor in repeated games. It is concluded that gender bias vanishes in the absence of social issues.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economic Theory and Economic History of the University of Granada. in its series ThE Papers with number 06/08.
Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: 19 Oct 2006
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Gender bias; dominated strategies; Nash equilibrium; learning.;
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- C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior
- J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
- C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
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- NEP-ALL-2006-10-28 (All new papers)
- NEP-GTH-2006-10-28 (Game Theory)
- NEP-LTV-2006-10-28 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
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