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Games with Incomplete Information: From Repetition to Cheap Talk and Persuasion

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  • Françoise Forges

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This essay aims at showing that repeated games with incomplete information, which were conceived by Aumann and Maschler in the years 1960s, provide basic tools to study information transmission in static interactive decision problems, both when the agents monitoring information can lie (“cheap talk”) and when they cannot (“persuasion”).

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  • Françoise Forges, 2020. "Games with Incomplete Information: From Repetition to Cheap Talk and Persuasion," Annals of Economics and Statistics, GENES, issue 137, pages 3-30.
  • Handle: RePEc:adr:anecst:y:2020:i:137:p:3-30
    DOI: 10.15609/annaeconstat2009.137.0003
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    1. Marie Laclau & Ludovic Renou & Xavier Venel, 2020. "Robust communication on networks," Papers 2007.00457, arXiv.org, revised Oct 2020.
    2. Marie Laclau & Ludovic Renou & Xavier Venel, 2021. "Robust communication on networks," Working Papers hal-03099678, HAL.

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    Keywords

    Incomplete Information; Repeated Game; Sender-Receiver Game; BayesianPersuasion.;
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    JEL classification:

    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • C73 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Stochastic and Dynamic Games; Evolutionary Games
    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
    • B21 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Microeconomics

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