Epistemically Stable Strategy Sets
AbstractThis paper provides a definition of epistemic stability of sets of strategy profiles,and uses it to characterize variants of curb sets in finite games, including the set of rationalizable strategies and minimal curb sets.
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Epistemic game theory; epistemic stability; rationalizability; closedness under rational behavior; mutual p-belief;
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