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Long Cheap Talk

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  • Robert J. Aumann

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  • Sergiu Hart

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With cheap talk, more can be achieved by long conversations than by a single message - even when one side is strictly better informed than the other.

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Paper provided by The Center for the Study of Rationality, Hebrew University, Jerusalem in its series Discussion Paper Series with number dp284.

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Length: 59 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2002
Date of revision: Nov 2002
Publication status: Published in Econometrica, 2003, vol. 71, pp. 1619-1660.
Handle: RePEc:huj:dispap:dp284

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Keywords: cheap talk; communication; long conversation; incomplete information; game theory; signalling; joint lottery; dimartingale; di-span;

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