John Charles Harsanyi
AbstractThis article provides an overview of the main events in the life of John Harsanyi and a summary of his research on decision-theoretic foundations for utilitarianism, cooperative bargaining theory, games of incomplete information, and equilibrium selection in noncooperative games.
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John Harsanyi; utilitarianism; bargaining theory; games of incomplete information; equilibrium selection;
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