The convergence of fictitious play in games with strategic complementarities: A Comment
AbstractIn a recent article, Hahn [Hahn, S. (2008). The convergence of fictitious play in games with strategic complementarities. Economics Letters 99, 2, 304-306] claims to prove convergence of fictitious play in games with strategic complementarities. I show here that the proof is flawed and convergence remains an open question.
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Fictitious play; Strategic complementarities; Supermodular games;
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