In a subgame perfect equilibrium A each player has the same response as the

In a subgame perfect equilibrium a each player has

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98) In a subgame perfect equilibrium, A) each player has the same response as the others at every subgame of the tree.B) each playerʹs strategy constitutes a Nash equilibrium at every subgame of the original game.C) the first mover has an advantage over other players.D) the last mover has an advantage over other players.Answer: B98)Diff: 2Page Ref: 474/474Topic: Sequential Games and Business StrategyLearning Outcome: Micro 16: Discuss the functions of cooperation, competition, and public policies inoligopoliesAACSB: Reflective ThinkingFigure 14-2The government of a developing country plans to award two firms, Gigacom and Xenophone, the exclusive rights to sharethe market for high speed internet service. Gigacom and Xenophone can both provide the service either via television cablelines or via direct subscriber line (DSL). Suppose the government is considering a proposal to delay one firmʹs entry into themarket on the grounds that it wants to preventʺharmfulʺcompetition. Figure 14-2 shows the decision tree for this game. 99)Refer to Figure 14-2.If the government delays Gigacomʹs entry and Xenophone moves first, is athreat by Gigacom that it will provide DSL service if Gigacom provides cable service a crediblethreat? 99)Diff: 2Page Ref: 471-472/471-472Topic: Sequential Games and Business StrategyLearning Outcome: Micro 16: Discuss the functions of cooperation, competition, and public policies inoligopoliesAACSB: Analytic Skills 31
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