Posts Tagged ‘game theory’

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    Ivy League Games

    Feb 26, 11 • 315 Views • No Comments

    Joining Harvard and the multitudes they hoped would follow, in 2006, Princeton eliminated its early admissions option. Now, with Harvard and the University of Virginia, Princeton has said it will return to early admissions because few followed. The Economic...  [read more]

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    World Cup Soccer and Game Theory

    Dec 7, 10 • 254 Views • No Comments

    Economists can explain more about soccer than we might expect. Why, for example, do players rarely kick down the middle when taking a penalty? This takes us to “The Prisoners’ Dilemma.” Please assume that when arrested, two bank robbers do...  [read more]