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A lesson in game theory brought to you by daytime TV

Although it can seem like a daunting concept, we've all used game theory in everyday life.
"Golden Balls," hosted by Jasper Carrott, aired during the day on Britain's ITV between 2007 and 2009.
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Game theory suggests the trade war could last a long time

Oct 25, 2018
Social scientists say it's rational for countries to act in their self-interest.
Half of everything China sends to the United State is subject to tariffs. Above, container ships outside of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
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Game theory suggests the trade war could last a long time

Oct 25, 2018
Social scientists say it's rational for countries to act in their self-interest.
Half of everything China sends to the United State is subject to tariffs. Above, container ships outside of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
David McNew/Getty Images

John Nash's 'beautiful' contribution to economics

May 25, 2015
Mathematician's game theory work benefited business, politics and social science.