Cover art for Gladiators, Pirates and Games of Trust
Published
Watkins, March 2017
ISBN
9781786780102
Format
Softcover, 176 pages
Dimensions
19.8cm × 13.2cm × 1.5cm

Gladiators, Pirates and Games of Trust How Game Theory, Strategy and Probability Rule Our Lives

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Game Theory isn't just for poker players or economists. You don't have to be a microeconomics or political science expert to understand it _ discover the theory of decision making and optimize your strategic thinking with the help of Gladiators, Pirates and Games of Trust.Have you ever struggled to make a decision?

Tried to figure out the winning bidding strategy at an auction? Wondered how best to split the bill in a restaurant? Divide an inheritance? Wished you were better at negotiating? Thought about how to discourage a spouse from cheating?Then Haim Shapira's fascinating exploration of Game Theory and how it affects our everyday life will delight and captivate you. Topics include how to respond to ultimatums, playing chicken, the diner's dilemma, the blackmailer's paradox and matchmaking strategies.Make buying this book your first winning decision.

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