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Introduction to Game Theory

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  1. Introduction to Game Theory
    William Spaniel
    6:31 934 513 7 34 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  2. The Prisoner's Dilemma
    William Spaniel
    5:46 549 521 10 48 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  3. Eliminating Dominated Strategies
    William Spaniel
    7:04 202 181 0 18 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  4. Pure Strategy Nash Equilibrium
    William Spaniel
    8:01 202 142 0 15 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  5. The Anarchy of International Relations
    William Spaniel
    5:09 43 34 0 4 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  6. Introduction to International Relations
    William Spaniel
    4:29 38 27 2 4 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  7. What is Nash Equilibrium?
    William Spaniel
    5:17 158 131 4 17 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  8. Solving for Best Responses
    William Spaniel
    8:36 88 74 2 7 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  9. Proximate vs. Underlying Causes
    William Spaniel
    8:19 12 16 1 2 1 Attachments 2 Exercises
  10. Mixed Strategy Nash Equilibrium
    William Spaniel
    7:06 62 59 1 5 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  11. Mixed Strategy Algorithm
    William Spaniel
    9:20 76 51 0 1 1 Attachments 7 Exercises
  12. Why States Levy Taxes on Imported Goods
    William Spaniel
    8:18 12 16 1 1 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  13. Game Theory and the Strategic World
    William Spaniel
    7:27 36 40 1 4 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  14. The Bargaining Range Between War & Peace
    William Spaniel
    7:03 32 10 0 1 0 Attachments 4 Exercises
  15. Democratic vs. Autocratic Accountability
    William Spaniel
    7:52 8 5 0 0 0 Attachments 4 Exercises
  16. Capitalist Peace Theory
    William Spaniel
    5:13 7 7 1 1 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  17. McDonald's Peace Theory
    William Spaniel
    3:19 12 8 0 0 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  18. How Information Problems Cause War
    William Spaniel
    5:13 5 3 0 0 1 Attachments 2 Exercises
  19. Sovereignty in International Relations
    William Spaniel
    10:36 14 14 1 3 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  20. Do's and Don'ts of Mixed Strategies
    William Spaniel
    4:23 27 25 2 2 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  21. Battle of the Sexes
    William Spaniel
    8:48 255 251 2 5 1 Attachments 7 Exercises
  22. Calculating Payoffs
    William Spaniel
    6:13 51 29 2 2 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  23. Strict Dominance in Mixed Strategies
    William Spaniel
    7:24 67 23 1 0 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  24. Weak Dominance in Mixed Strategies
    William Spaniel
    5:41 55 25 0 0 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  25. Infinite Number of Nash Equilibria
    William Spaniel
    4:33 30 18 0 1 1 Attachments 2 Exercises
  26. The Odd Rule
    William Spaniel
    6:47 38 28 0 1 1 Attachments 2 Exercises
  27. Crisis Bargaining in Game Theory and War
    William Spaniel
    9:54 17 6 1 1 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  28. First Strike Advantage & Preemptive War
    William Spaniel
    12:31 40 11 0 0 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  29. How Indivisibility Issues Lead to War
    William Spaniel
    6:47 12 4 0 0 1 Attachments 2 Exercises
  30. Subgame Perfect Equilibrium
    William Spaniel
    7:25 43 24 0 0 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  31. Backward Induction
    William Spaniel
    4:41 45 27 0 2 1 Attachments 6 Exercises
  32. Do's and Don'ts of Subgame Equilibria
    William Spaniel
    3:24 21 13 0 0 1 Attachments 2 Exercises
  33. Multiple Subgame Perfect Equilibria
    William Spaniel
    8:42 89 17 0 1 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  34. Tying Hands: Making Credible Threats
    William Spaniel
    4:39 111 46 4 4 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  35. Commitment Problems
    William Spaniel
    5:30 61 52 1 5 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  36. Centipede Game
    William Spaniel
    4:33 64 32 1 2 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  37. Intro to Principal-Agent Problems
    William Spaniel
    6:09 7 5 0 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  38. Problems with Backward Induction
    William Spaniel
    11:11 38 21 0 1 1 Attachments 6 Exercises
  39. Review of the Prisoner's Dilemma
    William Spaniel
    6:20 13 12 2 4 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  40. How Dictators Fight for Survival
    William Spaniel
    6:04 2 7 0 2 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  41. Forward Induction
    William Spaniel
    7:51 25 23 1 0 1 Attachments 6 Exercises
  42. Why Power Shifts Lead to Preventive War
    William Spaniel
    8:11 2 3 0 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  43. The Cult of the Offensive
    William Spaniel
    9:14 11 11 1 2 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  44. Why Rulers Continue to Fight Losing Wars
    William Spaniel
    6:55 2 4 0 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  45. What Happens to Leaders After Retirement
    William Spaniel
    6:51 1 4 0 1 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  46. How Leaders Use War to Distract People
    William Spaniel
    6:38 5 3 1 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  47. Correlation Versus Causation
    William Spaniel
    8:48 14 4 1 0 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  48. The Rise of China
    William Spaniel
    10:18 10 5 0 0 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  49. How Elections Distort Foreign Policy
    William Spaniel
    6:51 1 1 0 0 0 Attachments 4 Exercises
  50. Explaining the Democratic Peace
    William Spaniel
    11:07 4 3 0 0 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  51. The Grim Trigger Strategy
    William Spaniel
    11:10 41 12 0 0 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  52. Introduction to Democratic Peace Theory
    William Spaniel
    10:32 6 4 0 1 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  53. Absolute vs. Relative Gains in Trading
    William Spaniel
    8:13 8 4 0 0 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  54. Resolving International Trade Disputes
    William Spaniel
    11:53 1 3 0 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  55. International Trade Rivalry
    William Spaniel
    6:28 0 2 0 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  56. Trade and Comparative Advantage
    William Spaniel
    7:17 4 2 0 0 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  57. Trade and Absolute Advantage
    William Spaniel
    7:16 6 2 0 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  58. The Shadow of the Future
    William Spaniel
    8:28 6 5 0 1 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  59. Why States Engage in Arms Races
    William Spaniel
    5:09 6 5 0 2 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  60. Introduction to Conflict vs. Cooperation
    William Spaniel
    6:05 6 8 0 2 0 Attachments 1 Exercises
  61. Probability Distributions
    William Spaniel
    9:12 44 14 0 0 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  62. Generalized Battle of the Sexes
    William Spaniel
    14:31 27 17 0 0 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  63. Knife-Edge Equilibria
    William Spaniel
    8:52 23 13 1 0 1 Attachments 7 Exercises
  64. Soccer Penalty Kicks
    William Spaniel
    9:22 51 30 0 0 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  65. Comparative Statics
    William Spaniel
    10:07 16 10 0 0 1 Attachments 6 Exercises
  66. The Support of Mixed Strategies
    William Spaniel
    7:58 21 10 0 0 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  67. A Trick with Weakly Dominated Strategies
    William Spaniel
    7:52 47 13 0 0 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  68. War's Bargaining Range
    William Spaniel
    5:46 15 4 0 0 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  69. The Algebraic Model of War
    William Spaniel
    7:47 9 31 1 5 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  70. War's Inefficiency Puzzle
    William Spaniel
    7:23 12 19 1 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  71. The Unitary Actor Assumption
    William Spaniel
    4:10 18 5 0 0 0 Attachments 1 Exercises
  72. The Rationality of War
    William Spaniel
    4:45 3 5 0 1 0 Attachments 1 Exercises
  73. Rock, Paper, Scissors Game
    William Spaniel
    6:22 381 398 7 15 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  74. Symmetric Zero Sum Games
    William Spaniel
    8:48 35 20 1 1 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  75. Modified Rock, Paper, Scissors Game
    William Spaniel
    9:55 49 20 2 1 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  76. Mixing Among Three Strategies
    William Spaniel
    8:46 22 13 1 0 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  77. What Comes After Game Theory 101
    William Spaniel
    5:00 32 13 0 0 1 Attachments 5 Exercises
  78. Veto Power in the UN Security Council
    William Spaniel
    7:53 4 3 0 0 1 Attachments 2 Exercises
  79. UN Security Council Voting Strategies
    William Spaniel
    11:19 4 2 0 0 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  80. United Nations Security Council 101
    William Spaniel
    8:35 4 3 1 2 1 Attachments 4 Exercises
  81. How Modern Weapons Make War Obsolete
    William Spaniel
    6:22 1 1 0 0 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  82. Costs and Risks of Nuclear Weapons
    William Spaniel
    8:52 1 1 0 1 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  83. Mutually Assured Nuclear Destruction
    William Spaniel
    8:25 4 1 0 0 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  84. The Rationality of Preventive War
    William Spaniel
    9:10 1 1 0 1 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  85. Nuclear Weapons Development by Country
    William Spaniel
    9:59 2 4 0 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  86. Bargaining Over Nuclear Proliferation
    William Spaniel
    11:06 0 1 0 1 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  87. Iran's Nuclear Program
    William Spaniel
    11:23 3 4 0 1 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  88. The Bargaining Power of Nuclear Weapons
    William Spaniel
    5:57 3 1 0 1 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  89. The Rally 'Round the Flag Effect
    William Spaniel
    6:16 2 0 0 0 1 Attachments 2 Exercises
  90. Bribery in the U.N. Security Council
    William Spaniel
    7:41 3 1 0 0 1 Attachments 2 Exercises
  91. Covert Nuclear Programs
    William Spaniel
    9:14 1 1 0 1 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  92. Monitoring Common Pool Goods
    William Spaniel
    6:45 2 1 0 0 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  93. Public Goods Collective Action Problem
    William Spaniel
    9:50 13 3 0 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  94. What Is a Public Good?
    William Spaniel
    8:06 12 6 0 0 1 Attachments 3 Exercises
  95. Terrorism Definition & Course Conclusion
    William Spaniel
    4:10 5 1 0 0 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  96. Critical Barrier to Civil War Settlement
    William Spaniel
    8:13 2 0 0 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  97. Exploitation and Civil War Settlement
    William Spaniel
    9:19 1 1 0 0 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  98. Time-Inconsistency Commitment Problem
    William Spaniel
    7:29 16 5 0 2 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  99. The Logic of Ignoring Terrorism
    William Spaniel
    5:46 3 5 0 2 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  100. Strategically Spoiling the Peace
    William Spaniel
    7:17 4 5 0 1 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  101. Why Terrorists Commit Suicide
    William Spaniel
    7:13 8 4 0 1 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  102. The Rationality of Terrorists
    William Spaniel
    8:38 3 2 0 1 0 Attachments 4 Exercises
  103. Where Does Terrorism Fester?
    William Spaniel
    3:39 1 3 0 0 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
  104. Issue Linkage over Public Goods
    William Spaniel
    9:03 3 2 0 1 0 Attachments 3 Exercises
  105. Hegemonic Provision of Public Goods
    William Spaniel
    6:27 7 4 1 0 0 Attachments 2 Exercises
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Introduction to Game Theory

by William Spaniel

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