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Dynamic Games and Applications Seminar

All symmetric equilibria in differential games with public goods


Jan 14, 2021   11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Florian Wagener University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Florian Wagener

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Meeting ID: 962 7774 9870
Passcode: 285404

We characterise the entire set of symmetric stationary Markov-perfect Nash equilibria (MPE) in a class of differential games of public good investment, using the canonical problem of climate change as an example. We provide a sufficient and necessary condition for MPE and show how the set of MPE is constructed. The equilibrium in continuous strategies, unique in our context, is Pareto-dominated by any other equilibrium. We extend the theory of differential games to deal with payoffs under discontinuous strategies. Our methods work under general functional forms.

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Utsav Sadana organizer


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Montréal Québec Canada

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