Game Theory

By Steven Tadelis,

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This comprehensive textbook introduces readers to the principal ideas and applications of game theory, in a style that combines rigor with accessibility. Steven Tadelis begins with a concise description of rational decision making, and goes on to discuss strategic and extensive form games with complete information, Bayesian games, and extensive…

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An excellent introduction to game theory for graduate students, excellent for the typical second semester of MS or PhD Microeconomics (which focuses on game theory and applications in most schools).

The book is divided in four large sections: simultaneous-move games of complete information, sequential-move games of complete information, simultaneous-move games of incomplete information, and sequential-move games of incomplete information; which is a distinction students typically like.

The section on equilibrium refinements is relatively short, but all other chapters are extremely clear, yet sufficiently general and succinct, which students always appreciate! Rigorous, with detailed definitions and mathematical notation, yet accessible to…

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