The miracle as a randomization device: A lesson from Richard Wagner's romantic opera "Tannhauser und der Sanggerkrieg auf Wartburg"
AbstractIn this paper we examine the strategic savviness of the medieval church as portrayed in Richard Wagner's TannhÃ¤user. We show that the church employed an optimal randomization strategy based on arguments of dominance or trembling-hand perfection. Particular attention is paid to the employed randomization device.
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Date of creation: 2009
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Publication status: Published in Economics Letters (2009) v.102, p.33-35
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- Harmgart, Heike & Huck, Steffen & Müller, Wieland, 2009. "The miracle as a randomization device: A lesson from Richard Wagner's romantic opera Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg," Economics Letters, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 102(1), pages 33-35, January.
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