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Noise-Independent Selection in Multidimensional Global Games

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  • Marion Oury

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This paper examines many-player many-action global games with multidimensional state parameters. It establishes that the notion of noise-independent selection introduced by Frankel, Morris and Pauzner (Journal of Economic Theory 108 (2003) 1- 44) for onedimensional global games is robust when the setting is extended to the one proposed by Carlsson and Van Damme (Econometrica, 61, 989-1018). More precisely, our main result states that if an action pro le of some complete information game is noise-independently selected in some one-dimensional global game, then it is also noise-independently selected in all multidimensional global games.

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  • Marion Oury, 2012. "Noise-Independent Selection in Multidimensional Global Games," THEMA Working Papers 2012-28, THEMA (THéorie Economique, Modélisation et Applications), Université de Cergy-Pontoise.
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    Keywords

    equilibrium selection; global games; strategic complementarities; robustness.;
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    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design

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