Pseudo-Potential Games ∗

  title={Pseudo-Potential Games ∗},
  author={Burkhard C. Schipper},
The notion of pseudo-potential game is due to Dubey, Haimanko and Zapechelnyuk (2002). We characterize pseudo-potential games by the absence of strict best-response cycles. The relation with other classes of potential games is discussed. We show that two-player games with strategic complements/substitutes are best-response potential games and hence pseudo-potential games. We provide a counter-example for three-players. However, we show why n-player games with strategic complements/substitutes… CONTINUE READING

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