2. Simultaneous-Move Games

Assigned Reading


Central Idea: Think about what happens if your rival is as smart as you are.

Antithesis: Base your predictions on past experience, without speculation.


Topics That Might be Discussed in Class


Important Terms: Simultaneous vs. Sequential Moves, Dominant Strategies, Dominated Strategies, Multiple Equilibria, Nonexistence of equilibrium, Reaction Curve, Nash Equilibrium, Continuous vs. Discrete Strategies.

For Next Time


Additional Material


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