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Hide and seek in Arizona

  • Robert W. Rosenthal
  • Jason Shachat

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  • Mark Walker

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Laboratory subjects repeatedly played one of two variations of a simple two-person zero-sum game of ``hide and seek.'' Three puzzling departures from the prescriptions of equilibrium theory are found in the data: an asymmetry related to the player's role in the game; an asymmetry across the game variations; and positive serial correlation in subjects' play. Possible explanations for these departures are considered.

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Article provided by Springer in its journal International Journal of Games Theory.

Volume (Year): 32 (2003)
Issue (Month): 2 (December)
Pages: 273-293

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