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Cooperative games with incomplete information: Some open problems

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  • Françoise Forges

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    (l'Université Paris-Dauphine)

  • Roberto Serrano

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    (Brown University and IMDEA Social Sciences Institute)

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This is a brief survey describing some of the recent progress and open problems in the area of cooperative games with incomplete information. We discuss exchange economies, cooperative Bayesian games with orthogonal coalitions, and issues of cooperation in non-cooperative Bayesian games.

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Paper provided by Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales in its series Working Papers with number 2011-14.

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Date of creation: 01 Sep 2011
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Keywords: strategic externalities; informational externalities; exchange economies; cooperative games with orthogonal coalitions; non-cooperative bayesian games;

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