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Political Game Theory

An Introduction (Analytical Methods for Social Research)

by Nolan McCarty

  • 249 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Game theory,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political Science,
  • Mathematical models,
  • Philosophy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political games,
  • General,
  • Political,
  • Political Science / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages446
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7766163M
    ISBN 100521841070
    ISBN 109780521841078

    Beautiful Game Theory is the first book that uses soccer to test economic theories and document novel human behavior. In this brilliant and entertaining book, Ignacio Palacios-Huerta illuminates economics through the world’s most popular sport. Political Game Theory is a self-contained introduction to game theory and its applications to political science. The book presents choice theory, social choice theory, static and .

    Drawing on a broad range of disciplines such as decision theory, game theory, welfare economics, political science, and psychology, this book advocates constitutional rulemaking undertaken in a spirit of welfare maximization, and offers a corrective to the pervasive and frequently irrational attitude of distrust of official power that is so. 'Political trials in theory and history shows that, in too many trials, it is very difficult to separate the administration of justice from explicit or, more often, implicit political goals. The book makes two key contributions to the understanding of political trials.

    The tool that political scientists use to make sense of this complexity is modeling. One of the populist models is the game theory. Game theory can be used to design credible commitments, threats, or promises, or to assess propositions and statements offered by others. The book focuses on noncooperative game theory and its application to international relations, political economy, and American and comparative politics. Special attention is given to models of four topics: bargaining, legislative voting rules, voting in mass elections, and deterrence/5(6).


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The book which, in my opinion, is so much waiting to be written is a book that will criticise game theory. Not from a sociological point of view, not a personality analysis of people like Aumann or Shapley or Schelling or whoever, but a purely intellectual analysis.

Political Game Theory is a self-contained introduction to game theory and its applications to political science. The book presents choice theory, social choice theory, static and dynamic games of complete information, static and dynamic games of incomplete information, repeated games, bargaining theory, mechanism design and a mathematical appendix /5.

Political Game Theory is a self-contained introduction to game theory and its applications to political science.

The book presents choice theory, social choice theory, static and dynamic games of complete information, static and dynamic games of incomplete information, repeated games, bargaining theory, mechanism design and a mathematical appendix covering, logic.

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I enjoyed this book purely for its game theory content, including its treatment of fair division, auction theory, credible threats, the Nash equilibrium, and voting theory. Because the book is about parenting, it offers many applications and examples not covered in a standard game theory text.

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The first is cooperative game theory, which assumes that the players can communicate, form coalitions and sign binding agreements. Cooperative game theory has been used, for example, to analyze voting behavior and other issues in political science and related fields.

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In sum, we may define game theory as follows: Definition. Game theory is a systematic study of strategic interactions among rational individuals. Its limitations aside, game theory has been fruitfully applied to many situations in the realm of economics, political science, biology, law, etc.

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Political Game Theory is a self-contained introduction to game theory and its applications to political science. The methods employed have many applications in various disciplines including comparative politics, international relations and American politics.

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Game theory is the mathematical analysis of strategic interaction. In the fifty years since the appearance of von Neumann and Morgenstern's classic Theory of Games and Economic Behavior (Princeton, ), game theory has been widely applied to problems in economics.

Until recently, however, its usefulness in political science has been Price: $Game theory is the mathematical analysis of strategic interaction. In the fifty years since the appearance of von Neumann and Morgenstern’s classic Theory of Games and Economic Behavior (Princeton, ), game theory has been widely applied to problems in economics.

Until recently, however, its usefulness in political science has been underappreciated, in part. This book serves as an introduction to game theory for students with no prior game theory knowledge, or with limited background in economics and mathematics. It is specifically designed to provide an intuitive and accessible interdisciplinary approach to game theory, while simultaneously exploring cooperative games, repeated play, correlated.