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The solution files in the table below only provide answers for some of the problems in the assignments. All solutions are provided courtesy of Alexandre Debs.

Required Texts

Amazon logo Gibbons, Robert. Game Theory for Applied Economists. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992. ISBN: 9780691003955.

Amazon logo Morrow, James D. Game Theory for Political Scientists. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994. ISBN: 9780691034300.

I. Games of Complete Information
1Normal Form Games IAssignment 1

Gibbons. Problems 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3.

Morrow. Exercise 4.1, and 4.2. p. 79, and 81.
Solutions (PDF)
2Normal Form Games IIAssignment 2

Gibbons. Problems 1.10, 1.12, and 1.5.

Morrow. Exercise 4.6. p. 88.
Solutions (PDF)
3Normal Form Games IIIAssignment 3

Gibbons. Problems 1.13, and 1.6.

Morrow. Exercises 4.11, and 4.12. pp. 107-108.
Solutions (PDF)
4Normal Form Games IVAssignment 4

Gibbons. Problems 1.8, and 2.1.

Morrow. Exercise 5.1. p. 126.

Note: You must read section 2.1 of Gibbons and pages 121-128 of Morrow to do the problems on "backward induction"
Solutions (PDF)
5Extensive Form Games IAssignment 5 (PDF)
6Extensive Form Games IIAssignment 6

Gibbons. Problems 2.4, and 2.6.

Morrow. Exercise 5.2. p. 130.
Solutions (PDF)
7Extensive Form Games IIIAssignment 7

Gibbons. Problems 2.3, and 2.21.

Morrow. Exercises 5.10, and 5.12. p. 147, and 151.
Solutions (PDF)
8Repeated GamesAssignment 8

Gibbons. Problem 2.9.

Morrow. Exercises 5.7, and 5.8. p. 143, and 144.
Solutions (PDF)
II. Games of Incomplete Information
9Normal Form GamesAssignment 9

Gibbons. Problems 2.11, 2.13, and 2.15.

Morrow. Exercises 9.1, 9.2 and 9.3. p. 270 and 274.
Solutions (PDF)
10Extensive Form Games IAssignment 10

Gibbons. Problems 3.2, 3.4, and 3.6.
Solutions (PDF)
11Extensive Form Games IIAssignment 11

Gibbons. Problems 4.1, 4.2, and 4.9.
Solutions (PDF)
12Extensive Form Games III


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