On the existence of pure-strategy equilibria in large games

@article{Carmona2009OnTE,
  title={On the existence of pure-strategy equilibria in large games},
  author={Guilherme Carmona and Konrad Podczeck},
  journal={J. Economic Theory},
  year={2009},
  volume={144},
  pages={1300-1319}
}
Over the years, several formalizations and existence results for games with a continuum of players have been given. These include those of Schmeidler [18], Rashid [16], Mas-Colell [11], Khan and Sun [10] and Podczeck [15]. The level of generality of each of these existence results is typically regarded as a criterion to evaluate how appropriate is the corresponding formalization of large games. In contrast, we argue that such evaluation is pointless. In fact, we show that, in a precise sense… CONTINUE READING
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