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Nash Equilibrium—Existence and Refinements

James Bergin

in Microeconomic Theory

Published in print May 2005 | ISBN: 9780199280292
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602498 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199280290.003.0004
 Nash Equilibrium—Existence and Refinements

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Existence of Nash equilibrium is considered. The major strategic form equilibrium refinements are examined. Classical ?xed point theorems used in establishing existence of equilibrium are reviewed.

Keywords: ?xed point theorems; Nash equilibrium; perfect equilibrium; persistent equilibrium; proper equilibrium; retracts

Chapter.  5849 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Microeconomics

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