The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Prisoner’s Dilemma

  • Anatol Rapoport
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The game nicknamed ‘prisoner’s dilemma’ by A.W. Tucker has attracted wide attention, doubtless because it has raised doubts about the universal applicability of the so called Surething Principle as a principle of rational decision.

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