Game theory and public policy

Game theory is useful in understanding collective human activity as the outcome of interactive decisions. In recent years it has become a more prominent aspect of research and applications in public policy disciplines such as economics, philosophy, management and political science, and in work withi...

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Main Author: McCain, Roger A.
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar c2009
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Summary:Game theory is useful in understanding collective human activity as the outcome of interactive decisions. In recent years it has become a more prominent aspect of research and applications in public policy disciplines such as economics, philosophy, management and political science, and in work within public policy itself. Here Roger McCain makes use of the analytical tools of game theory with the pragmatic purpose of identifying problems and exploring potential solutions in public policy
pt. I. Historical and critical survey -- pt. II. Encapsulated cooperation
Physical Description:v, 262 p ill
ISBN:9781849805711
1847208274
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