Unbeatable Strategies

Economics Discussion Paper Series, University of Manchester, EDP 2101, 2021

45 Pages Posted: 10 Aug 2022

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Rabah Amir

University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics

Igor V. Evstigneev

University of Manchester - Economics, School of Social Sciences

Valeriya Potapova

University of Manchester - Department of Economics

Date Written: August 3, 2022

Abstract

The paper analyzes the notion of an unbeatable strategy as a game solution concept. A general framework (game with relative preferences) suitable for the analysis of this concept is proposed. Basic facts regarding unbeatable strategies are presented and a number of examples and applications considered.

Keywords: Unbeatable strategy, survival strategy, evolutionary game theory

JEL Classification: C70, C73, C72, G10, G11, L10, L13

Suggested Citation

Amir, Rabah and Evstigneev, Igor V. and Potapova, Valeriya, Unbeatable Strategies (August 3, 2022). Economics Discussion Paper Series, University of Manchester, EDP 2101, 2021, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4180582 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4180582

Rabah Amir (Contact Author)

University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics ( email )

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Igor V. Evstigneev

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Valeriya Potapova

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