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Published on Apr 7, 2010
Ariel Rubinstein, a professor of economics at the University of Tel Aviv and at New York University, is a leading researcher in game and bargaining theory. He discusses applying game theory to the pragmatics of persuasion. Pragmatics is a subset of the philosophy of language that explores the rules determining how people interpret an utterance made in the course of a conversation. Game theory studies strategic interaction in competitive and cooperative environments.
Hosted by Graduate Economics Association and College of Arts and Sciences Department of Economics on April 17, 2008.