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Dr. Roger B. Myerson, winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Economics, is the Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago. He taught for 25 years in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University before going to the University of Chicago in 2001. Dr. Myerson is the author of two books and many professional articles on game theory, information economics, and economic analysis of political institutions. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has served as its Midwest Vice President. Dr. Myerson was elected Vice President of the Econometric Society in 2006. He won a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1983 and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Basel in 2002. Dr. Myerson holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University.
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Authored by Dr. Roger B. Myerson.
This monograph is a short nontechnical introduction to the use of game theory in the study of international relations, focusing is on the problem of deterrence against potential adversaries and aggressors. The author uses game models to provide a simple context where we can see more clearly the essential logic of strategic deterrence.