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Theory of games and economic behavior

Summary: This is the classic work upon which modern-day game theory is based. What began more than sixty years ago as a modest proposal that a mathematician and an economist write a short paper together blossomed, in 1944, when Princeton University Press published Theory of Games and Economic Behavior. In it, John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern conceived a groundbreaking mathematical theory of economic and social organization, based on a theory of games of strategy. Not only would this revolutionize economics, but the entirely new field of scientific inquiry it yielded--game theory--has si.

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  • OCLC: ocn830323721
  • ISBN: 9780691119939
  • ISBN: 0691119937
  • ISBN: 9780691130613
  • ISBN: 0691130612
  • ISBN: 9781283858922
  • ISBN: 1283858924
  • ISBN: 1400829461
  • ISBN: 9781400829460
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 739 pages) : illustrations
  • Edition: 60th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2007.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Theory of games and economic behavior / John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern -- The American Journal of Sociology / Herbert A. Simon -- Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society / Arthur H. Copeland -- The American Economic Review / Leonid Hurwicz -- Economica / T. Barna -- Psychometrika / Walter A. Rosenblith -- Heads I win, and tails, you lose / Paul Samuelson -- Big D / Paul Crume -- Mathematics of games and economics / E. Rowland -- Theory of games / Claude Chevalley -- Mathematical theory of poker is applied to business problems / Will Lissner -- A theory of strategy / John McDonald -- The collaboration between Oskar Morgenstern and John von Newmann on the Theory of games / Oskar Morgenstern.
Note: English.
Subject: Economics, Mathematical
Game theory

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