Monthly Archives: November 2012

Game theory of takeovers

If you are a shareholder in a company that is the subject of a takeover bid then would you want the raider trying to acquire your company to promise to take millions out of the company once they gained control? The natural … Continue reading

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Shapley Shubik power index part 2

I have looked previously at the Shapley Shubik power index which defines the power that each voter has depending on the number of votes that they control. This can lead to some very interesting and unexpected results. Imagine that there … Continue reading

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