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A computationally efficient characterization of pure strategy Nash equilibria in large entry games

  • Andrew Cohen
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    This note presents a simple algorithm for characterizing the set of pure strategy Nash equilibria in a broad class of entry games. The algorithm alleviates much of the computational burden associated with recently developed econometric techniques for estimating payoff functions inferred from entry games with multiple equilibria.

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    Paper provided by Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) in its series Finance and Economics Discussion Series with number 2005-37.

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    Date of creation: 2005
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    Handle: RePEc:fip:fedgfe:2005-37
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