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Unformatted text preview: American Govt 17 Mar 2010_Wed. Collective Action: making decision of the group and how a problem arises, when you dont get the outcome that you would hope for Prisoners Dilemma-Two players are arrested for committing a crime-Each are held in different rooms Cant talk to each other-Given two choices-Cooperate: keep quiet-Defect- squeal on their partner-You always do better if you defect , no matter what he does. no matter what they do: Best outcome : getting the other person into doing whats against his interest Worst outcome : the most likely thing that will happen is that both people defect Prisoners Dilemma Player 2 Player 1 Cooperate Defect Cooperate...
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course GOVT 101 taught by Professor Carlsnook during the Spring '10 term at SPSU.
- Spring '10