Consider the following game, played by Player 1 (P1) and

Consider the following game, played by Player 1 (P1) and Player 2 (P2).

(8, 4) P2 d (7,7) P1 (4, 15) P2 d (9, 12)


a. Use induction to find the equilibrium in this game.

b. Suppose that Player 2 wishes to change the outcome of the game to one better for Player 2. Can Player 2 achieve this by making a promise to Player 1? If so, what must that promise be? Is the promise believable?

c. Can Player 2 achieve an outcome preferable to the equilibrium by making a commitment? If so, what would Player 2 have to commit to?

d. Can Player 2 achieve an outcome preferable to the equilibrium by issuing a threat to Player 1? If so, what must that threat be?

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