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Game Theory for Applied Economists

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This book introduces one of the most powerful tools of modern economics to a wide audience: those who will later construct or consume game-theoretic models. Robert Gibbons addresses scholars in applied fields within economics who want a serious and thorough discussion of game theory but who may have found other works overly abstract. Gibbons emphasizes the economic applica ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 2nd 1992 by Princeton University Press (first published 1992)
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Daniel Villegas
This is a classic in Theory of Games as part of the baggage any economist must have in his understanding about how the markets solve problems when there're market power to exert to improve profits. Duopoly an Oligopoly are solved as games. The complete isuue must cover Bayessian solutions and multi-step games.

Gibbons is one of the most complete texts currently used at Universities.
Cortney R
This is a nice resource for anyone interested in game theory. It goes through nice intuitive explanations of theory and application with a less rigor than other books on the subject.
Justin
Good, concise, nice reference without a lot of filler. Not necessarily a good place for beginners.
Scott
Good book on game theory. Clear examples and text.
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