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Unpublished Paper
Solving the Beautiful Mind Coordination Problem
  • Ted C Bergstrom, University of California, Santa Barbara

There are n boys and m girls. The boys are all expected utility maximizers and agree about the desirability of the prospect of dating each girl. Boys assign utility v_i to a date with girl i, where v_1>v_2>\dots v_n>0 and a utility of 0to having no date. Girls don't care which boy they go out with and they prefer having a date to not having a date. We find the Nash equilibrium strategy for boys.

Publication Date
December 7, 2007
Citation Information
Ted C Bergstrom. "Solving the Beautiful Mind Coordination Problem" (2007)
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