Game theory and economics in the news
|April 29, 2005||Globe and Mail, Martin-Layton deal no surprise to some
Canadian politicians employ game theorists to assist in negotiation and deal-making with rival factions. (by Petti Fong)
|September 5, 2003||Forward, Israeli economists' dangerous minds
Notes that economists are more greedy than other people in the ultimatum game. (by Avia Spivak)
|January 10, 2003||Economic Times (India Times), Discovering Nash at division of mango loot
Amarty Sen addresses John Nash's bargaining solution arguing for the inclusion of equity and fairness notions.
|December 6, 2002||Disinformation, The art of mega deals
Rupert Murdoch's success in business is partly the result of "understanding how game theory shaped deal negotiations and inter-firm competition" (by Alex Burns)
|November 8, 2002||Chronicle of Higher Education, Calculus of the battlefield
Describes at length research noting that deterrence in international relations requires fending off only select attacks.
|August 31, 2002||Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Union keeps Midwest Express guessing
Union uses mixed strategies in threatening slowdowns to gain upper hand in negotation
|January 10, 2002||Texas A&M University, Social Interactions May Be Traced Back To Carnivorous Behavior
Cooperative hunting and meat-sharing analyzed as a cooperative game and a negotiation.
|September 6, 2001||Slate.com, Sell me a story
Why are buildings in the same city of different heights? Negotiation may lead to higher profits from each building.
|2001||Technology Acquisition Update, Negotiating when value is not tangible
Provides a guide to negotiation in low-information environments, and notes the role of perception.
|December 1, 2000||Server World, B2B: Keep it complex - stupid
Electronic commerce: automated negotiation requires understanding of game theory
|October 18, 2000||CNET News, Revenue-sharing contracts boost supply chain performance
Blockbuster experience highlights greater profits from negotiating revenue sharing arrangements in the supply chain.
|May 1, 1999||New Jersey Lawyer, Negotiating better results for your clients
Rules for negotiation and repeated encounters