Monthly Archives: October 2012

Divide and conquer

The Shapley Shubik Power Index With Lloyd Shapley having just won the Nobel prize  it seems like a good time to look at the Shapley-Shubik power index. This is a way to measure how much power different voters have in a … Continue reading

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Roth and Shapley Nobel Prize winners

The big news in game theory this week is the Nobel Prize that has been awarded to Al Roth and Lloyd Shapley for their work on market design and matching theory.           Rather than me try … Continue reading

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Changing the game by playing it

I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member! Groucho Marx famously said that he would not want to be a member of any club that would want him as a member. This is … Continue reading

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