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Garbling of signals and outcome equivalence

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  • Lehrer, Ehud
  • Rosenberg, Dinah
  • Shmaya, Eran

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In a game with incomplete information players receive stochastic signals about the state of nature. The distribution of the signals given the state of nature is determined by the information structure. Different information structures may induce different equilibria.

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  • Lehrer, Ehud & Rosenberg, Dinah & Shmaya, Eran, 2013. "Garbling of signals and outcome equivalence," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 81(C), pages 179-191.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:gamebe:v:81:y:2013:i:c:p:179-191
    DOI: 10.1016/j.geb.2013.05.005
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    Keywords

    Incomplete information; Information structure; Correlated equilibrium; Garbling; Robustness;
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    JEL classification:

    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design

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