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ERIC Number: EJ528463
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0485
Willie Mays: Meet John Nash.
Merz, Thomas E.
Journal of Economic Education, v27 n1 p45-48 Win 1996
Uses the various strategies involved in baseball to illustrate basic concepts in game theory. Specifically discusses Willie Mays' base-stealing strategy and how it relates to probability and risk. Reminds students that expected results depend on adopted assumptions. (MJP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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