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Communication, Risk, and Efficiency in Games

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  • Blume, Andreas

This paper studies the evolution of effective pre-play communication in game where a single communication round precedes a simultaneous-move, complete-information game.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Games and Economic Behavior.

Volume (Year): 22 (1998)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
Pages: 171-202

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Handle: RePEc:eee:gamebe:v:22:y:1998:i:2:p:171-202
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