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Game theory. The language of social science?

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  • Trockel, Walter

    (Center for Mathematical Economics, Bielefeld University)

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The present paper tries in a largely non-technical way to discuss the aim, the basic notions and methods as well as the limits of game theory under the aspect of providing a general modelling method or language for social sciences.

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  • Trockel, Walter, 2011. "Game theory. The language of social science?," Center for Mathematical Economics Working Papers 357, Center for Mathematical Economics, Bielefeld University.
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    1. Ray, Indrajit & Zhou, Lin, 2001. "Game Theory via Revealed Preferences," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 37(2), pages 415-424, November.
    2. Sandler,Todd, 2001. "Economic Concepts for the Social Sciences," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521796774, December.
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    4. Brams,Steven J. & Taylor,Alan D., 1996. "Fair Division," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521556446, March.
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