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16 Normal-form game with 3 players. BR3 when player 2 chooses x Answer Player 3. Let’s start by evaluating the payoffs for player 3 when Player 2 selects x (ﬁrst column). The arrows in Fig. 16 help us keep track of player 3’s pairwise comparison. For instance, when player 1 chooses a and player 2 selects x (in the top left-hand corner of either matrix), player 3 prefers to respond with matrix A, which gives him a payoff of 4, rather than with B, which only yields a payoff of 3. This comparison is illustrated by the top arrow in Fig.
5. In this setting, however, neither candidate has incentives to deviate; otherwise his votes would fall from half of the electorate, guaranteeing him to lose the election. Therefore, there exists only one Nash equilibrium, in which xD ¼ xR ¼ 0:5. Part (b) Suppose that a Nash equilibrium exists with a triplet of policy proposals ðxÃD ; xÃR ; xÃI Þ, where D denotes democrat, R republican, and I independent. We will next show that: (1) symmetric strategy proﬁles in which all candidates make the same that proposal, xÃD ¼ xÃR ¼ xÃI , cannot be sustained as Nash equilibria; (2) asymmetric strategy proﬁles where two candidates choose the same proposal, but a third candidate differs, cannot be supported as equilibria either; and (3) asymmetric strategy proﬁles in which all three candidates choose different proposals cannot be sustained as equilibria; ultimately entailing that no pure strategy equilibrium exists.
Xi ¼ xj À 1 since estimates must be integer numbers. With such a deviation, player i’s estimate becomes the lowest, and he thus obtains a payoff of À Á xi þ k ¼ xj À 1 þ k; À Á where xj À 1 þ k [ xj since k [ 1 by deﬁnition. Part (c) Hence, the only remaining strategy proﬁle is that in which both travelers submit an estimate of 2, x1 ¼ x2 ¼ 2. Let us now check if it can be sustained as a Nash equilibrium, by showing that every player i has no proﬁtable deviation. Every traveler i obtains a payoff of 2 under the proposed strategy proﬁle.