On the Equivalence between (Quasi)-perfect and sequential equilibria
AbstractWe prove the generic equivalence between quasi-perfect equilibrium and sequential equilibrium. Combining this result with Blume and Zame (1994) shows that perfect, quasi-perfect and sequential equilibrium coincide in generic games.
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Backwards induction; perfect equilibrium; quasi-perfect equilibrium; sequential equilibrium; lower-hemicontinuity; upper-hemicontinuity;
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- C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
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