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1.
Co-opetition : 1. A Revolutionary Mindset That Redefines Competition and Cooperation; 2. The Game Theory Strategy That's Changing the Game of Business
by Adam M. Brandenburger, Barry J. Nalebuff

Doubleday
Paperback - 290 pages
(December 1, 1997)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist , June 1, 1996
Management and organizational theorists are continually investigating new models to explain organizational behavior. Traditionally, competition has often been a component of those models, but now researchers are looking at other behaviors and using theories from other fields of study. James Moore... Read more

 


2.
Games People Play : The Psychology of Human Relationships
by Eric, M.D. Berne

Ballantine Books (Trd Pap)
Paperback
Reissue edition (August 1996)


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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Dr. Eric Berne, as the originator of transactional analysis, has attained recognition for developing one of the most innovative approaches to modern psychotherapy. Discover how many of these "secret games" you play everyday of your life: Iwfy (If it weren't for you); Sweetheart; Threadbare; Harried;... Read more

 


3.
Game Theory : A Nontechnical Introduction
by Morton D. Davis

Dover Pubns
Paperback - 272 pages
(July 1997)


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4 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, May 12, 1999 4 out of 5 stars
A very good introduction,many good examples
My brother and I have both read the book and both of us enjoyed it. I know little about game theory, but I have found it to be one of the most interesting subjects I have read. This book gives many examples that are related to real life experiences which helps to get across the major points. I also... Read more

 


4.
A Course in Game Theory
by Martin J. Osborne, Ariel Rubinstein

Mit Pr
Paperback - 352 pages
(August 1994)



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"I recommend this book highly, it is beautifully done..." -- Robert Aumann, Hebrew University

A Course in Game Theory presents the main ideas of game theory at a level suitable for graduate students and advanced undergraduates, emphasizing the theory's foundations and interpretations of its basic... Read more

 


5.   Game Theory for Applied Economists
by Robert Gibbons

Princeton Univ Pr
Paperback - 267 pages
Reprint edition (June 1992)



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5 out of 5 stars
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This book introduces one of the most powerful tools of modern economics to a wide audience: those who will later construct or consume game-theoretic models. Robert Gibbons addresses scholars in applied fields within economics who want a serious and thorough discussion of game theory but who may have... Read more

 


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Gifted and Talented Puzzles and Games for Reading and Math : A Workbook for Ages 6-8
by Kaye Furlong, et al

Lowell House
Paperback - 64 pages
(August 1993)


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7.   The Complete Strategyst : Being a Primer on the Theory of Games of Strategy
by J. D. Williams

Dover Pubns
Paperback - 268 pages
(June 1986)


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5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, May 25, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
Math entertaining? Yes! An excellent intro to game theory.
The Compleat Strategyst provides an entertaining introduction to the mathematics of everyday decisions, reduced to the form of a game. J.D. Williams, with illustrations by Charles Satterfield, opens up this arcane subject to anyone with the curiosity to read it. A PhD in math is not required! Read more

 


8.   Strategy of Conflict
by Thomas C. Schelling

Harvard Univ Pr
Paperback
Reprint edition (July 1980)



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4 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, August 6, 1998 4 out of 5 stars
Schelling’s major contribution to game theory
Schelling’s major contribution to game theory (and the study of culture) was the concept of focal points. He observed that in real life bargaining each player would rather make a concession than fail to reach any agreement at all. And there are a wide range of outcomes that would be preferable to... Read more

 


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Classics in Game Theory (Frontiers of Economic Research)
by Harold W. Kuhn(Editor)

Princeton Univ Pr
Paperback - 328 pages
(March 1997)


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Classics in Game Theory assembles in one sourcebook the basic contributions to the field that followed on the publication of Theory of Games and Economic Behavior by John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern (Princeton, 1944). The theory of games, first given a rigorous formulation by von Neumann in a... Read more

 


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Games, Gods and Gambling : A History of Probability and Statistical Ideas [UNABRIDGED]
by F. N. David

Dover Pubns
Paperback
unabrid edition (February 1998)


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Moral Calculations : Game Theory, Logic and Human Frailty
by Lazlo Mero

Springer Verlag
Hardcover - 287 pages
(July 1998)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
Anthony Berno (aberno@rakko.org) , March 21, 1999 3 out of 5 stars
An interesting book gets very, very strange.
Mero's book is an interesting read, and is a very good non-mathematical review of the basics of game theory and its relationship to human ethics. I suspect that its translation from Hungarian led to its sometimes strange choices of words, but on the whole, it is a good way to get a sense of the... Read more

 


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Game Theory
by Drew Fudenberg, Jean Tirole

Mit Pr
Hardcover - 616 pages
(October 1991)



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4.5 out of 5 stars
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"Both broad and deep, this book belongs on the shelf of every serious student of game theory."-- David Kreps, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University "Fudenberg and Tirole's text will have an immediate and important impact on the way game theory is taught at the graduate level. Not only... Read more

 


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Game Theory for Political Scientists
by James D. Morrow

Princeton Univ Pr
Hardcover - 376 pages
(December 1994)


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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, 1944), game theory has been widely applied to problems in economics. Until recently, however, its... Read more

 


14.   Game Theory and the Law
by Douglas G. Baird, et al

Harvard Univ Pr
Paperback - 336 pages
Reprint edition (September 1998)



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5 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , June 1, 1995
Applies the tools of game theory and information economics to advance the understanding of how laws work. Organized around the major solution concepts of game theory, the volume shows how such well known games as the prisoner's dilemma, the battle of the sexes, beer-quiche, and the Rubenstein... Read more

 


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The Theory of Learning in Games (Economics Learning and Social Evolution, 2)
by Drew Fudenberg, David K. Levine (Contributor)

Mit Pr
Hardcover - 286 pages
(January 1999)



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"This book collects the essential existing results in the fast-paced field of learning and evolutionary game theory together with new work by two leaders in the field. It will be essential to anyone doing theoretical work on learning and games or using evoultionary game theory in applied work." --... Read more

 


16.   Games and Decisions : Introduction and Critical Survey
by R. Duncan Luce, Howard Raiffa

Dover Pubns
Paperback - 509 pages
reprint edition (May 1989)


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5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, July 4, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
An excellent and easy to read introduction to Game Theory
This book covers all the elements of Game Theory, emphasizing intuition over mathematical formalism. The philosophical aspects are also given a thorough treatment. The 8 appendices provide a more formal exposition of several key concepts such as the Minmax Theorem, the geometry of equilibria and... Read more

 


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Evolutionary Game Theory
by Jorgen W. Weibull

Mit Pr
Paperback - 288 pages
Reprint edition (September 1997)



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"This book is a timely one in the rapidly growing area of evolutionary game theory applied to economics. . . . Students and researchers alike will be delighted by its thorough analysis of many standard examples and their generalizations. Research in the theory of evolutionary games by economists has... Read more

 


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Games Businesses Play : Cases and Models
by Pankaj Ghemawat

Mit Pr
Hardcover - 240 pages
(September 1997)



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4 out of 5 stars
Book Description
"This is the best kind of advertisement for game theory. Lively, provocative and challenging, it offers a fresh approach to a fascinating array of problems in business strategy." -- John Sutton, London School of Economics

Game theory has come to dominate industrial organization economics, but... Read more

 


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Evolutionary Games and Equilibrium Selection (Mit Press Series on Economic Learning and Social Evolution, 1)
by Larry Samuelson

Mit Pr
Paperback - 328 pages
Reprint edition (October 1998)



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Evolutionary game theory is one of the most active and rapidly growing areas of research in economics. Unlike traditional game theory models, which assume that all players are fully rational and have complete knowledge of details of the game, evolutionary models assume that people choose their... Read more

 


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Game Theory : Analysis of Conflict
by Roger B. Myerson

Harvard Univ Pr
Paperback - 584 pages
Reprint edition (September 1997)



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Strategies and Games: Theory And Practice
by Prajit K. Dutta

Mit Pr
Hardcover - 450 pages
(April 1999)



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Game theory has become increasingly popular among undergraduate as well as business school students. This text is the first to provide both a complete theoretical treatment of the subject and a variety of real-world applications, primarily in economics, but also in business, political science, and... Read more

 


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Fundamentals of Queueing Theory (Wiley Series in Probability and Mathematical Statistics)
by Donald Gross, Carl M. Harris

John Wiley & Sons
Hardcover - 464 pages
3rd edition (December 1997)


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5 out of 5 stars
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Presents the analytical modeling of queues in an accessible style, using modern examples. Treatment mingles mathematical details with numerical results and intuitive arguments, and pedagogical features include chapter problems using Excel and Quattro and boxed equations. This third edition contains... Read more

 


23.   Game Theory and Economic Modelling
by David M. Kreps

Oxford Univ Press
Paperback
(January 1991)



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Fair Division : From Cake-Cutting to Dispute Resolution
by Steven J. Brams, Alan D. Taylor

Cambridge Univ Pr (Pap Txt)
Paperback - 272 pages
(March 1996)



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In a democracy, the problem of fair division of goods is fundamental. It is, for example, what's lurking behind contemporary discussions of affirmative action, divorce law, and even of Medicare and Social Security. Its flip-side problem--burden-sharing--which is implicated in such issues as taxation... Read more

 


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A First Course in Optimization Theory
by Rangarajan K. Sundaram

Cambridge Univ Pr (Pap Txt)
Paperback - 357 pages
(June 1996)



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5 out of 5 stars
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Divided into three separate parts, this book introduces students to optimization theory and its use in economics and allied disciplines. A preliminary chapter and three appendices are designed to keep the book mathematically self-contained. Read more

 


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