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Jul 4, 2022

Think like a Virus! Viewing the Pandemic through the Lens of Game Theory | with Joshua Gans

In this episode Joshua Gans shares his insights on the ongoing pandemic from a game theoretic perspective. He explains how he first got into the topic, why being deadly is generally not the best strategy for any virus, and how...


Jun 20, 2022

In this episode, Jason Thompson explains how Game Theory can help understand interactions on the roads and in traffic. We discuss agent-based-modelling and its application to analysing the behaviour of road users in traffic intersection. Jason gives examples on ‘different games’ at traffic intersections and...


Jun 6, 2022

Digital Players & Future Markets – Game Theory in Machine Learning & Common Ownership topics | with Martin Schmalz

 

In this episode, Martin Schmalz explains what machine learning has to do with economics and game theory and its relationship to common ownership. He gives some practical examples for game theoretic...


May 23, 2022

Playing nice – Trust and reputation in Game Theory, eCommerce and vaccinations | with Steve Tadelis

In this episode we talk to Steve Tadelis about reputation and trust. He explains how he first got into the topic, what reputation means in the context of Game Theory and how even leaving no review at all could signal...


May 9, 2022

In this episode, we discuss with Nick Arnosti the economic aspects of lotteries. Nick explains in which sense lotteries are a relevant economic mechanism, and gives some examples of where and why they are used. We focus in particular on the use of lotteries in the allocation of affordable housing in New York.

 

Nick...