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  1. Joint Venture Strategies

    Joint Venture Strategies

    Zenichi Shishido, Munetaka Fukuda, Masato Umetani
    Although they have the potential to create synergies, joint ventures by their nature contain inherent risk. Therefore, each partner in a joint venture needs to incentivize each other in order to maximize their own payoff. Extensive pre-contractual and post-contractual bargaining is essential. This book provides successful bargaining strategies from the point of view of each partner company. Using game theoretical framework to analyze joint venture strategy, it describes practical and legal issues that arise when creating synergies and incentive bargaining in a joint venture. With a particular focus on intellectual property law, including analysis based on many real cases, the book covers issues relating to creating synergies, corporate law issues of conflicts of interest, and antitrust law issues relating to cooperation between independent companies. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  2. Game Theory and Public Policy, Second Edition

    Game Theory and Public Policy, Second Edition

    Roger A. McCain
    This book provides a critical, selective review of concepts from game theory and their applications in public policy, and further suggests some modifications for some of the models (chiefly in cooperative game theory) to improve their applicability to economics and public policy. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  3. Predicting the Future in Science, Economics, and Politics

    Predicting the Future in Science, Economics, and Politics

    Edited by Frank Whelon Wayman, Paul R. Williamson, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Solomon Polachek
    It is a puzzle that while academic research has increased in specialization, the important and complex problems facing humans urgently require a synthesis of understanding. This unique collaboration attempts to address such a problem by bringing together a host of prominent scholars from across the sciences to offer new insights into predicting the future. They demonstrate that long-term trends and short-term incentives need to be understood in order to adopt effective policies, or even to comprehend where we currently stand and the sort of future that awaits us. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 185.00   Web: $ 166.50
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  4. Reframing Economics

    Reframing Economics

    Roger A. McCain
    The objectives of this book are twofold. Firstly, it proposes that economics should be defined as a study of imperfect cooperation. Secondly, it elucidates the continuities that extend from classical political economy through the neoclassical, Keynesian, and modern economics of the twenty-first century. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 29.95   Web: $ 23.96
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  5. Comparative Institutional Analysis

    Comparative Institutional Analysis

    Masahiko Aoki
    This volume collects 22 articles by Masahiko Aoki, selected from writings published over the course of his 45-year academic career. These fascinating essays cover a range of issues, including mechanism design, comparative governance, corporate governance, institutions and institutional change, but are tied together by a focus on East Asia and a comparative institutional framework. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  6. Explaining Civil War

    Explaining Civil War

    Syed Mansoob Murshed
    This book explores the pre-conditions for conflict in terms of growth failure and critically appraises the greed and grievance theories common to conflict literature. It is argued that various institutional mechanisms of restraint that can be labeled the ‘social contract’ are crucial for violent conflict avoidance. The reasons underpinning the instability of treaties ending civil wars, post-conflict reconstruction issues, liberal peace theory, and how globalization and conflict relate are also examined. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  7. Evolutionary Theory and Legal Philosophy

    Evolutionary Theory and Legal Philosophy

    Wojciech Zaluski
    This unique book presents various ways in which evolutionary theory can contribute to the analysis of key legal-philosophical problems. Wojciech Zaluski explores three central questions; the ontological question – what is the nature of law?; the teleological-axiological question – what are the main values to be realized by law?; the normativity question, which has two aspects; normative: what explains the fact that legal norms provide reasons for action?, and motivational: what explains the fact that humans can be motivated by legal norms? It is argued that evolutionary theory suggests non-trivial answers to these questions, and that these answers can become the building blocks of a new – evolutionary – paradigm in legal philosophy. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  8. Strategic Behaviour in Network Industries

    Strategic Behaviour in Network Industries

    Ernst ten Heuvelhof, Martin de Jong, Mirjam Kars, Helen Stout
    This in-depth book explains how institutional changes such as the privatization and liberalization of network industries, for example transport, energy or telecommunications, can frequently be disappointing. The expected benefits such as lower prices, innovation and better services fail to materialize, often because the number of competitors is low. The authors demonstrate how strategic actor behaviour of one or more of the firms involved can help explain these disappointing results. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  9. The Economics of Vertically Differentiated Markets

    The Economics of Vertically Differentiated Markets

    Luca Lambertini
    This original new book offers a comprehensive and engaging perspective on the theory of vertical differentiation. It enables the reader to grasp the key concepts and effects that product quality has both on firms’ behaviour and market structure, and the ways in which this relationship has evolved. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. Endogenous Time Preferences in Social Networks

    Endogenous Time Preferences in Social Networks

    Marianna A. Klochko, Peter C. Ordeshook
    Marianna Klochko and Peter Ordeshook address an under-studied issue from rational choice theory – the common assumption that individual time preferences are exogenous and fixed. They then present empirical evidence to suggest that this is not the case, exploring a computer simulation model that allows for the evolutionary change of time preferences. This is done, moreover, in the context of social networks that are themselves endogenously determined. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  11. The Greening of Markets

    The Greening of Markets

    Michael Kuhn
    The author introduces the model of an environmentally differentiated duopoly, in order to explicitly analyse the strategic interaction within such a market. He studies in detail the effects of environmental product standards, eco-labels, ‘green’ R&D subsidies and environmental taxation on firm behaviour, welfare and emissions. Non-technical sections providing the empirical context expertly complement the formal theoretical analysis of environmental policy making. The author goes on to present important new conclusions for environmental policy and an agenda for future research. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  12. Game Practice and the Environment

    Game Practice and the Environment

    Edited by Carlo Carraro, Vito Fragnelli
    This book summarises the latest achievements of researchers involved in the application of game theory to the analysis of environmental matters. It provides an overview of different methods and applications, and gives the reader new insights on the solutions to complex environmental problems. The authors investigate various game theoretic approaches, including cooperative and non-cooperative game theory, and analyse both dynamic and static games. They illustrate the application of these approaches to global and local environmental problems, and present novel but effective tools to support environmental policy making. In particular, they focus on three important issues; climate negotiations and policy, the sharing of environmental costs, and environmental management and pollution control. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  13. Economic Learning, Experiments and the Limits to Information

    Economic Learning, Experiments and the Limits to Information

    Atanasios Mitropoulos
    It is only relatively recently that economists have begun to realise the importance of learning and study the impact it can have on social outcomes. This book provides an in-depth experimental analysis of current models and methods of adaptive learning in economics. It focuses on environments in which there is little information available, thus promoting the use of basic psychological concepts to model behaviour. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. Games and Public Administration

    Games and Public Administration

    Georg von Wangenheim
    Despite the increasing trend towards deregulation, the public regulation of private activities remains a common phenomenon in industrialized countries. However, it is frequently claimed that slow and costly regulatory licensing procedures impede economic growth. This book investigates the strategic and adaptive interaction between citizen-applicants and administrators in regulatory licensing bodies, and studies the effects of policies to accelerate and simplify these processes. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  15. Modeling Rational Agents

    Modeling Rational Agents

    Nicola Giocoli
    The book explores the evolution, through the first half of the 20th century, of the key neoclassical concept of rationality. The analysis begins with the development of modern decision theory, covers the interwar debates over the role of perfect foresight and analyses the first game-theoretic solution concepts of von Neumann and Nash. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  16. Game Theory and International Environmental Cooperation

    Game Theory and International Environmental Cooperation

    Michael Finus
    The book investigates various strategies to provide countries with an incentive to accede, agree and comply to an international environmental agreement (IEA). Finus shows that by integrating real world restrictions into a model, game theory is a powerful tool for explaining the divergence between ‘first-best’ policy recommendations and ‘second-best’ designs of actual IEAs. For instance he explains why (inefficient) uniform emission reduction quotas have played such a prominent role in past IEAs despite economists’ recommendations for the use of (efficient) market-based instruments as for example emission targets and permits. Moreover, it is stated, that a single, global IEA on climate is not necessarily the best strategy and small coalitions may enjoy a higher stability and may achieve more. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  17. Money and Financial Institutions – A Game Theoretic Approach

    Money and Financial Institutions – A Game Theoretic Approach

    Martin Shubik
    This book presents Martin Shubik’s important contribution to the development of game theory, and shows how game theory methods can be used in the study of prices, money and financial institutions. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  18. Game Theory and Economic Behaviour

    Game Theory and Economic Behaviour

    Reinhard Selten
    In 1994, the Nobel Prize was awarded to Reinhard Selten, John Nash and John Harsanyi, for pioneering analysis in game theory. Selten was the first to refine the Nash equilibrium concept of non-cooperative games for analysing dynamic strategic interaction and to apply these concepts to analyses of oligopoly. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 308.00   Web: $ 277.20
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  19. The Measurement of Voting Power

    The Measurement of Voting Power

    Dan S. Felsenthal, Moshé Machover
    This book is the first of its kind: a monograph devoted to a systematic critical examination and exposition of the theory of a priori voting power. This important branch of social-choice theory overlaps with game theory and is concerned with the ability of members in bodies that make yes or no decisions by vote to affect the outcome. The book includes, among other topics, a reasoned distinction between two fundamental types of voting power, the authors' discoveries on the paradoxes of voting power, and a novel analysis of decision rules that admit abstention. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  20. Economic Games and Strategic Behaviour

    Economic Games and Strategic Behaviour

    Frank Stähler
    Economic Games and Strategic Behaviour is a seminal volume which introduces a model providing solutions to economic games subject to repeated play. It develops a link between strategic bargaining and the theory of self-enforcing contracts to give insights into the long-term relationships between two parties, such as firms or governments, who meet in a negotiating situation. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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