Game theory in the popular press.


Game theory and economics in the news

September 17, 2003 National Geographic, Monkeys show sense of fairness, study says
The finding that monkeys have an innate sense of fairness may mean that altruism may be quite rational.
September 17, 2003 USA Today, Researchers find monkeys know when they're getting ripped off
A (dubious) study finds that a species of monkeys has an innate sense of fairness. Perhaps the monkeys should have played an ultimatum game.
March 1, 2001 Rationally Speaking, Game theory, rational egoism and the evolution of fairness
Asks if ethics are rational and discusses the ultimatum game.