Category Archives: game theory

Taking-Turns Economics

These people, whoever they are, are effectively playing a game economists would call tit for tat. They are mimicking each other, and since they are cooperating (participating in each other’s plans), they are in good shape. Continue reading

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Game Theory Solves the Toilet Seat Problem

How to use game theory to solve the toilet-seat problem once and for all. Continue reading

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The Real Marriage Ref

Here’s a solution you may have overlooked last time you butted heads with your spouse: Let someone else decide which of you is right. That’s what the Web site side taker is all about, only that “someone else” is the entire online community. Continue reading

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