In Game Changer, the podcast by TWS Partners, we want to share our enthusiasm and passion for game theory and its applications. We invite guests from business and academia to discuss how they use the power of game theory in their profession to make a difference – and to learn some fun anecdotes, useful facts and valuable insights along the way. Join us on this journey, and find out that game theory is much more than a topic for ivory tower discussions.
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In this episode, we explore how time pressure and regret can influence our search behavior as customers in the world of online shopping. Our guest, Timm Opitz, sheds light on his research paper titled "Time Pressure and Regret in Sequential Search",...
Weitere Informationen zur Episode "Clicking Against the Clock: How time pressure and regret influence our behaviour in online shopping | with Timm Opitz"
Join us in this episode as we explore the rise of AI technology and the complex decisions that policy makers are facing regarding the protection of privacy and fostering of innovation. Our guest Keith sheds light on how moderately loosening...
Weitere Informationen zur Episode "AI and Regulation: Finding the Sweet Spot for Consumer Welfare | with Keith Chan"
In this episode Felix Mylius shares his insights on personal referrals in labour markets. He explains to us why personal referrals are still relevant for job search today despite the predominant use of online platforms to find jobs and how all this is...
Weitere Informationen zur Episode "From Connections to Careers: On the Impact of Personal Referrals in the Labour Market | with Felix Mylius"
In this episode we are diving into the topic of healthcare markets together with Simon Reif. He explains to us what makes the healthcare market so special, why its characteristics call for regulation and how systems differ substantially across...
Weitere Informationen zur Episode "The doctor is in! Misguided incentives and regulation in healthcare markets | with Simon Reif"
In this episode Piotr Dworczak explains to us how Market Design can contribute to alleviating inequality by increasing accuracy of policies targeting inequality. He does so using an example from the housing market which shows that more often than not...
Weitere Informationen zur Episode "Truth-telling by design: how Market Design can alleviate inequality | with Piotr Dworczak"
In this episode Emir Kamenica introduces us to the research field of information design. He recaps the history of modelling information in economics from the 70s to today, and explains term “Bayesian Persuasion” (and if and how it differs from the...
Weitere Informationen zur Episode "Why sometimes we are better off not knowing – on information design and Bayesian persuasion | with Emir Kamenica"
In this episode, Vitali Gretschko sheds some light on a fundamental game theoretic concept: Commitment. He explains why commitment is a crucial prerequisite of auctions and introduces different ways of generating commitment. We also explore how...
Weitere Informationen zur Episode "Putting your money where your mouth is – on commitment in auctions | with Vitali Gretschko"
From selling on eBay over Google advertisements to buying a house, auctions are all around us! But what makes it so difficult to find the right bidding strategy? In this episode Bernhard Kasberger sheds some light on what a so called first price...
Weitere Informationen zur Episode "Auctions, bidding strategies and uncertainty | with Bernhard Kasberger"
In this episode Gernot Wagner explains the concept of Geoengineering and its potential role in preventing climate change. He analyses the implications of Geoengineering from a game theoretic perspective and shows the connection to the game theoretic...
Weitere Informationen zur Episode "A dangerous game: On Geoengineering and moral hazard | with Gernot Wagner"
To share or not to share. Credit, incentives and competition among researchers | with Remco Heesen In this episode Remco Heesen shares his insights on the trade-offs researchers face when deciding whether to share intermediate results with fellow...
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