Game Theory in the Social Sciences: Concepts and Solutions

Winner of the 1983 Lanchester Prize of the Operations Research Society of AmericaThis book by a recognized authority on game theory and its applications introduces social scientists in a variety of disciplines to this powerful methodology. The emphasis throughout is on the empirical approach to model building and testing within the context of real-world situations.Martin Shubik, who has made numerous applications of game theory to economics and the social sciences as well as significant contributions to the fundamental development of the subject, is Seymour H. Knox Professor of Mathematical Institutional Economics at Yale University. The second volume of Game Theory in the Social Sciences, A Game Theoretic Approach to Political Economy was published by The MIT Press in 1984.