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(Solution) 1POSC 459 - SIMULATION AND GAMES IN POLITICAL SCIENCE FINAL EXAMINATION - SPRING 2016 This exam must be turned-in in-person during our scheduled...


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POSC 459 - SIMULATION AND GAMES IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

FINAL EXAMINATION - SPRING 2016

 

This exam must be turned-in in-person during our scheduled final exam period on

 

Wednesday, May 11

 

th

 

, from 12:30 to

 

2:30 pm.

 

We will meet during our exam period.

 

You may not turn in your exam online or by placing it in my mailbox.

 

Attendance at the final exam session is mandatory.

 

You are welcome to use that time to finish your exam.

 

I will be

 

available and will provide what help I can.

 

YOU MAY NOT CONSULT WITH ANYONE ON THIS EXAM.

 

THIS INCLUDES PEOPLE TAKING THIS EXAM AND

 

ANYONE OUTSIDE OF CLASS.

 

IF THERE IS ANY EVIDENCE OF COLLUSION ON THIS EXAM, YOU WILL FAIL

 

THE EXAM AND WILL LIKELY FAIL THE COURSE.

 

You may write on the exam sheets but use extra pages as necessary.

 

You must turn in your exam sheets with your exam.

 

Be sure your name is on each page and everything is stapled together.

 

There are six problems on the exam.

 

You must

 

complete all parts of all six questions on the exam.

 

Be neat!

 

Part 1: Variable Sum Games

 

1.

 

Find the Natural Outcome of the following variable sum game and answer the questions below.

 

(10 points)

 

(1)

 

I

 

II

 

A

 

2,3

 

4,1

 

B

 

1,2

 

3,4

 

a.

 

Explain how you found the Natural Outcome.

 

ba

 

b.

 

Is the Natural Outcome an equilibrium?

 

c.

 

Which cells in the game are Pareto optimal outcomes?

 

d.

 

Is the Natural Outcome vulnerable to a threat by the row player?

 

e.

 

Is the Natural Outcome vulnerable to a forced move by the row player?

 

2.

 

Using cell A(I) in game 1 above as the initial state, solve game 1 using the theory of moves (10 points)

 

Initial State:

 

A(I)

 

State 1

 

Row’s

 

Move

 

State 2

 

Col’s

 

Move

 

State 3

 

Row’s

 

Move

 

State 4

 

Col’s Move

 

State 1

 

R Starts:

 

?

 

?

 

?

 

?

 

Survivor:

 

State 1

 

Col’s

 

Move

 

State 2

 

Row’s

 

Move

 

State 3

 

Col’s

 

Move

 

State 4

 

Row’s

 

Move

 

State 1

 

C Starts:

 

?

 

?

 

?

 

?

 

Survivor:

 

a.

 

Do you get a different result from the natural outcome?

 

Why or why not?

 

b.

 

Is the outcome of the theory of moves an equilibrium?

 

c.

 

Is the outcome of the Theory of Moves Pareto optimal?

 


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