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A Blotto Game with Incomplete Information

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  • Alexander Matros

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We consider a Blotto Game with Incomplete Information. A pure-strategy symmetric monotonic Bayesian equilibrium is found and its properties are discussed. Key words: Blotto Game, Imperfect Information. Journal of Economic Literature Classification: C72, D72.

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Paper provided by University of Pittsburgh, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 332.

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Date of creation: Dec 2007
Date of revision: Jul 2009
Publication status: Forthcoming in Economics Letters
Handle: RePEc:pit:wpaper:332

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  1. Roland Hodler & Hadi Yektas, 2010. "All-pay war," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 1098, The University of Melbourne.
  2. Kovenock, Dan & Roberson, Brian, 2011. "A Blotto game with multi-dimensional incomplete information," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 113(3), pages 273-275.
  3. Kaplan, Todd R & Zamir, Shmuel, 2014. "Advances in Auctions," MPRA Paper 54656, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. John Duffy & Alexander Matros, 2013. "Stochastic Asymmetric Blotto Games: Theory and Experimental Evidence," Working Papers 509, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Economics, revised Nov 2013.
  5. Stefan Homburg, 2011. "Colonel Blotto und seine ökonomischen Anwendungen," Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 12(1), pages 1-11, 02.

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