by Thomas C. Schelling
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The Nobel Prize-winning economist analyzes the nature of international disagreements and conflict resolution in terms of game theory and non-zero-sum games.
December 12, 2013 With Congress expected to pass its first bipartisan budget in years, renewed focus has fallen on the tactics that brought it about. These tactics may be puzzling (or alarming), but according to author Tim Harford, they're not new: They're rooted in game theory. He suggests reading Thomas Schelling's The Strategy of Conflict to learn more.
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