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Pareto improvements of Nash equilibria in differential games


  • Seierstad, Atle

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This paper yields sufficient conditions for Pareto inoptimality of controls forming Nash equilibria in differential games. In Appendix a result on existence of open loop Nash equilibria is added.

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  • Seierstad, Atle, 2011. "Pareto improvements of Nash equilibria in differential games," Memorandum 19/2011, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:hhs:osloec:2011_019

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    Differential games; Nash equilibria; Pareto improvements;

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    • C73 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Stochastic and Dynamic Games; Evolutionary Games

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