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Games of Strategy, 5th International Student Edition

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ISBN: 9780393422207

Games of Strategy, 5th Edition is beloved by students for its flexible organisation, focus on problem-solving, and engaging and accessible examples from diverse fields, like political science, biology, and business.

The completely revised Fifth Edition adds the work of David McAdams, especially in the areas of market design and auction theory, and provides new insights into diverse applications, such as billion-dollar buy-outs, job offer negotiation, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and collusion in the school milk market.


  • Relevant, relatable and engaging examples and case studies
  • Reflects the latest research, especially insights in auction theory and market design
  • Revised problems that provide engaging assignments for student practice
Avinash K Dixit (Princeton University)
Susan Skeath (Wellesley College)
David McAdams
PART ONE: Introduction and General Principles
1 Basic Ideas and Examples
2 How to Think About Strategic Games

PART TWO: Fundamental Concepts and Techniques
3 Games with Sequential Moves
4 Simultaneous-Move Games: Discrete Strategies
5 Simultaneous-Move Games: Continuous Strategies, Discussion and Evidence
6 Combining Sequential and Simultaneous Moves
7 Simultaneous-Move Games with Mixed Strategies

PART THREE: Some Broad Classes of Strategies and Games
8 Strategic Moves
9 Uncertainty and Information
10 The Prisoners’ Dilemma and Repeated Games
11 Collective-Action Games
12 Evolutionary Games

PART FOUR: Applications to Specific Strategic Situations
13 Brinkmanship: The Cuban Missile Crisis
14 Incentive Design
15 Auctions, Bidding Strategy, and Auction Design
16 Strategy and Voting
17 Bargaining

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Textbook ISBN: 9780393422207
E-Text ISBN: 9780393422252

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