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This site uses the tools of modern economics and game theory to explore how the interaction of intelligent goal-seeking individuals determines social outcomes. Find out more about game theory.

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Classroom Games: If you are a fan of classroom experiments, you should take a look at Walter Yuan's Walter wrote most of the software for SSEL and CASSEL and with a lot of input from top experimentalists has designed some really good classroom software. [Posted at 04/26/2014 05:58 AM by David K. Levine ]

Review of Acemoglu and Robinson's Why Nations Fail: Can we explain the world by extractive and inclusive political institutions? [Posted at 09/30/2012 12:55 AM by David K. Levine ]

Is Behavioral Economics Doomed?:

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Latest papers (more papers, more research, more news)

"Dynamics in the Evolution of Conventions" [05/10/14] (with S. Modica)
"Entertaining Malthus: Bread, Circuses and Economic Growth" [01/20/14] (with L. Wu, R. Dutta and N. Papageorge)
"Learning with Recency Bias" [12/16/13] (with D. Fudenberg)
"Peer Discipline and the Strength of Organizations" [07/20/13] (with S. Modica)
"Conflict, Evolution, Hegemony, and the Power of the State" [04/15/13] (with S. Modica)

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General interest material about game theory, including an introductory essay, a reading list, and a forum for questions and answers. You can also find information about the work of Armen A. Alchian, Jack Hirshleifer and other general interest material.

Play a game: challenge the on-line forecaster, engage in the cooperative learning game or solve a game using the zero-sum game solver.

About this site and the server it resides on. If you are google or another search engine, you will want to read the listing of papers in the archive.

 

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