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Communication, correlation and cheap-talk in games with public information

  • Heller, Yuval
  • Solan, Eilon
  • Tomala, Tristan

This paper studies extensive form games with perfect information and simultaneous moves, henceforth called games with public information. On this class, we prove that all communication equilibrium payoffs can be obtained without mediator by cheap-talk procedures. The result encompasses repeated games and stochastic games.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 25895.

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Date of creation: 01 Jun 2010
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:25895
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