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Equilibria in repeated games of incomplete information: The general symmetric case


  • Abraham Neyman

    () (Institute of Mathematics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel)

  • Sylvain Sorin

    () (Laboratoire d'EconomÊtrie, Ecole Polytechnique, 1 rue Descartes, 75005 Paris, France)


Every two person repeated game of symmetric incomplete information, in which the signals sent at each stage to both players are identical and generated by a state and moves dependent probability distribution on a given finite alphabet, has an equilibrium payoff.

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  • Abraham Neyman & Sylvain Sorin, 1998. "Equilibria in repeated games of incomplete information: The general symmetric case," International Journal of Game Theory, Springer;Game Theory Society, vol. 27(2), pages 201-210.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jogath:v:27:y:1998:i:2:p:201-210 Note: Received March 1996/Revised version January 1997/Final version May 1997

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    1. Laraki, Rida & Sorin, Sylvain, 2015. "Advances in Zero-Sum Dynamic Games," Handbook of Game Theory with Economic Applications, Elsevier.
    2. Gossner, Olivier & Vieille, Nicolas, 2003. "Strategic learning in games with symmetric information," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 42(1), pages 25-47, January.
    3. Rida Laraki, 2010. "Explicit formulas for repeated games with absorbing states," International Journal of Game Theory, Springer;Game Theory Society, vol. 39(1), pages 53-69, March.
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    5. Chandrasekher, Madhav, 2015. "Unraveling in a repeated moral hazard model with multiple agents," Theoretical Economics, Econometric Society, vol. 10(1), January.


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