Order independent equilibria

Moldovanu, B. and Winter, E. (1995) Order independent equilibria. Games and Economic Behavior, 9 (1). pp. 21-34. ISSN 0899-8256

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We study a noncooperative game of coalition formation, based on an underlying game in coalitional form. We introduce order independent equilibria (OIE). A strategy profile is an OIE if, for any specification of first movers in the sequential game, it remains an equilibrium and leads to the same payoff. Our results are: (1) Payoffs in OIE that use pure, stationary strategies must be in the core of the underlying game in coalitional form. (2) If the underlying game has the property that all its subgames have nonempty cores then, for each payoff vector, there exists an OIE with the same payoff. Journal of Economic Literature Classification Numbers: C70, C71, C72, C78. © 1995 Academic Press. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Games and Economic Behavior
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2000/2002
Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Economics
ID Code: 126878
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 14 Aug 2018 10:56
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2019 08:39
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/126878

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