This site uses the tools of modern economics and game theory to
explore how the interaction of intelligent goal-seeking individuals
determines social outcomes. Find out more about
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We have a new website about the perils of populism discussing our research on democracy, corruption, lobbying and the behavior of political groups and how it may help.
[Posted at 04/18/2017 05:13 AM by David K. Levine ]
Why Polls Are Wrong:
I do not expect polls or pundits to predict elections. Here is why.
[Posted at 11/10/2016 08:55 AM by David K. Levine ]
Reading List on Institutions and History:
The list of books we have been reading in our reading group.
[Posted at 01/25/2016 01:14 AM by David K. Levine ]
The Keynesian Illusion:
[Posted at 03/15/2015 02:14 AM by David K. Levine ]
Review of Acemoglu and Robinson's Why Nations Fail:
Can we explain the world by extractive and inclusive political institutions?
[Posted at 09/30/2012 12:55 AM by David K. Levine ]
Is Behavioral Economics Doomed?:
Now available everywhere From Openbook Publishers - a new open access book about traditional and behavioral economics.
[Posted at 06/20/2012 08:05 AM by David K. Levine ]
papers, more research, more news)
"Voter Turnout with Peer Punishment" [03/22/17] (with A. Mattozzi)
"An Evolutionary Model of Intervention and Peace" [12/13/16] (with S. Modica)
"Collusion Constrained Equilibrium" [09/23/16] (with R. Dutta and S. Modica)
"Learning Dynamics Based on Social Comparisons" [06/30/16] (with J. Block and D. Fudenberg)
"Entertaining Malthus: Bread, Circuses and Economic Growth" [06/22/16] (with R. Dutta, N. Papageorge and L. Wu)
Questions about economic or game theory?
Try our forum.
General interest material about game theory, including an
introductory essay, a reading list, and a forum for questions and answers. You can also
find information about the work of Armen A. Alchian, Jack Hirshleifer and other general interest material.
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About this site and the server it resides on. If you are google or another search engine, you will want to read the listing of papers in the archive.