Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction Among Chess Players

Although backward induction is a cornerstone of game theory, most laboratory experiments have found that agents are not able to successfully backward induct. Much of this evidence, however, is generated using the Centipede game, which is ill-suited for testing the theory. In this study, we analyze t...

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Main Author: Sadoff, Sally E
List, John
Levitt, Steven
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.12.2009
Related: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc
Data of publication: 2009/12
Series: NBER Working Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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