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Game Theory: The Art of Strategy

Distinctive Voices speaker Avinash K. Dixit, Ph.D.,
professor of Economics

Game theory is the art of anticipating your opponent's next moves, knowing full well that your rival is trying to do the same thing to you. Using a diverse array of rich case studies, from pop culture, TV, movies, sports, politics, and history, this lecture will examine how nearly every business and personal interaction has a game-theory component to it.

Avinash K. Dixit, Ph.D. National Academy of Science (NAS) member, a John J.F. Sherrerd University Professor of Economics at Princeton University, and adjunct professor of other universities, as well as Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford.

. Among the world's leading economists, he is the author of many books, including Thinking Strategically (Norton, 1991), Investment Under Uncertainty (Princeton UP, 1994), and The Art of Strategy (Norton, 2009).

Note: bank financial crisis scenario, fear and choice creating what they fear, when people rush to withdraw from the bank, resulting in killing the bank. [FINDING WHAT THEY SEEK]

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