Games and Dynamic Games

By Alain Haurie, ORDECSYS and University of Geneva, Switzerland, | Jacek B. Krawczyk, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, | Georges Zaccour, HEC Montréal, Canada,

Publication Date: 23 Mar 2012

Suggested Citation: Alain Haurie, Jacek B. Krawczyk, Georges Zaccour (2012), "Games and Dynamic Games", Boston-Delft: now publishers

Games and Dynamic Games


Dynamic games arise between players (individuals, firms, countries, animals, etc.) when the strategic interactions among them recur over time and decisions made during one period affect both current and future payoffs. Dynamic games provide conceptually rich paradigms and tools to deal with these situations.

This volume provides a uniform approach to game theory and illustrates it with present-day applications to economics and management, including environmental, with the emphasis on dynamic games.

At the end of each chapter a case study called game engineering (GE) is provided, to help readers understand how problems of high social priority, such as environmental negotiations, exploitation of common resources, can be modeled as games and how solutions can be engineered.

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