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Communication, Risk and Efficiency in Games

  • Blume, A.


    (University of Iowa)

This paper studies the evolution of effective pre-play communication in game where a single communication round precedes a simultaneous-move, complete-information game.

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Paper provided by University of Iowa, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 96-03.

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Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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Handle: RePEc:uia:iowaec:96-03
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