Dec 22, 2020
We discuss with TWS Partners’ CEO Marcus Schreiber which
economic reasons led to the impressively short development time for
a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2.
Marcus describes that risk mitigation and clever incentive structures set by the governments significantly contributed to this success story. This can be seen as a...
Dec 8, 2020
We discuss with Professor of Economics Abhinay Muthoo, University of Warwick, a fundamental model of game theory: the Prisoners Dilemma. We not only explore its theoretical background but even more how it can demonstrate and explain rather complex behaviours in business and everyday life.
Nov 23, 2020
We discuss with TWS Partners’ Managing Partner Sebastian Moritz how applying knowledge from game theory has helped to eliminate a severe disease. An important part in this discussion will be to understand that setting the focus on prices of drugs alone may not always result in a functioning market, let a alone the...
Oct 16, 2020
With our guest Prof. Achim Wambach, PhD, president of the ZEW, we discuss what this year's Economics Nobel Prize laureates Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson have contributed to game theory and auction theory. Here, we look at both: rather theoretical concepts but also their direct applications.
Sep 23, 2020
We discuss with the CEO and co-founder of TWS
Partners, Marcus Schreiber, how game theory as a pure academic
subject can also be applied in the business context. We also talk
about the journey of how he founded TWS Partners as a consultancy
specialised in game theory.