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Beyond Buttered Popcorn: A Project Using Movies to Teach Game Theory in Introductory Economics

Sarah Burke, Patricia Robak and Carolyn Fabian Stumph
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Sarah Burke: Villanova University
Patricia Robak: Drexel University
Carolyn Fabian Stumph: Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Journal of Economics Teaching, 2018, vol. 3, issue 1, 153-161

Abstract: Using short movie clips from popular films is an effective tool for teaching core game theory concepts including simultaneous games, the prisoners’ dilemma, Nash equilibrium, and...

Keywords: game; theory (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A21 A22 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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