On this page we have collected links of interest. Some of these are provided by the Game Theory Society, some by other websites. If you find anything missing that might be of interest for members of the Game Theory Society, please contact the society with your suggestion.

Journal published by the American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Journal published by Birkhäuser

Journal published by World Scientific Publishing

An open access journal devoted to Game Theory.

Working paper listing service run by Vito Fragnelli

Resources for research on socio-economic networks and groups

arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linears science, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics.

Game theory book listing run by Mike Shor

A collection of lecture notes, articles from the popular press, and examples of game theory in popular culture.

Online experiments provided by Ariel Rubinstein

A collection of web-based experiments, provided by Charles Holt, to accompany his experimental economics text, Markets, Games, and Strategic Behavior.

A modeling framework designed to simulate the evolution of a population of agents who play symmetric 2-player game and, from time to time, are given the opportunity to revise their strategy. Developed by Luis & Segismundo Izquierdo and Bill Sandholm.

This algorithm by Luis & Segismundo Izquierdo and Bill Sandholm generate phase portraits of evolutionary dynamics, as well as data for the analysis of their  phase portraits of evolutionary dynamics, as well as data for the analysis of their equilibria using exact arithmetic.

This algorithm by Rahul Savani enumerates all equilibria of a bimatrix game.

Diagrams for evolutionary game dynamics, by Bill Sandholm, Emin Dokumaci, and Franciso Franchetti.

Gambit is a library of game theory software and tools for the construction and analysis of finite extensive and strategic games.

GTE is web-based software for the interactive creation and equilibrium analysis of games in extensive and strategic form.

by Jean-Pierre Langlois from San Francisco State University is a Windows application for creating and analyzing games.

Free iOS apps to provide students with practice in a variety of solution concepts (from Iterated Dominance to refinements of PBE in signaling games), by Peter Eso, Oxford University.

lrslib is a self-contained ANSI C implementation as a callable library of the reverse search algorithm for vertex enumeration/convex hull problems by David Avis.

This toolbox for evolutionary game theory is implemented in Matlab and is designed to facilitate the implementation of any game with different evolutionary dynamics. Here is a PDF file with detailed documentation.

Transferable utility game theory Matlab toolboxes maintained by the Santiago Game Theory Group.

Zurich Toolbox for Readymade Economic Experiments

Job openings:

The Technical University of Munich (Germany) is looking for PhD students and post-docs working in a new project on randomized collective choice led by Prof. Felix Brandt.

Prospective candidates should have the ability to work rigorously on well-defined problems and be enthusiastic about being involved in a new and dynamic area of research. They will assist in teaching courses on Algorithmic Game Theory and/or Computational Social Choice. Salary (for both PhD students and post-docs) is according to German tariff E13 and will be around 45k Euro per year. TUM is an international top university and host to the most acclaimed computer science department in Germany (http://www.in.tum.de/en/for-prospective-students/good-reasons/top-ranked-programs/).

Applications should be submitted by email to brandtf@in.tum.de using the subject line “CCL” (Collective Choice Lotteries).

Please enclose a curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications  and a sample publication (e.g., a Master’s thesis).

The submission deadline is April 30th, 2018.

The Higher School of Economics International Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making in St.Petersburg, Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the fields of Game Theory, Computational Economics, and Discrete Mathematics.

The job involves:

— working under the direct supervision of Prof. Herve Moulin, lab’s academic supervisor,

— participants are encouraged to pursue their own research in parallel with working on  research projects of Game Theory and Decision Making lab in two broad areas:

o  market design & mechanism design

o  game theory: strategic, algorithmic, and experimental

— writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals in co-authorship with the members of the Lab,

— participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the Lab’s development,

— public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community,

— some teaching is encouraged, though not required.


— a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: Economics, Theoretical Computer Science or Mathematics,

— a strong background in Game Theory, Microeconomics, Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical computer science,

— heavy emphasis on high-quality research,

— ability to work in a team,

— fluent English,

— relevant experience is an asset although not required.

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here https://iri.hse.ru/faq_pd
Appointments will be normally made for one year. They assume internationally competitive compensation and other benefits including medical insurance.

A CV, research statement and two letters of recommendation should be submitted directly via online application form https://www.hse.ru/expresspolls/poll/211481597.html by  February 15, 2018. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.

About HSE

HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university providing unique research opportunities.

For more information about HSE, please visit our university portal http://hse.ru/en, and the webpage of the Lab: International Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making http://scem.spb.hse.ru/en/ilgt/ ​​​​, or contact the following members of the Lab:

–Herve Moulin (Herve.Moulin@glasgow.ac.uk) and Anna Bogomolnaia (Anna.Bogomolnaia@glasgow.ac.uk), the academic supervisors
–Fedor Sandomirskiy (sandomirski@yandex.ru), the administrative head
–Xenia Adaeva (xadaeva@hse.ru), the manager.

To apply please follow the International Faculty Recruitment website link https://iri.hse.ru/post_game2018

Assistant Professorships in Mathematics, London School of Economics and Political Science

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than GBP 52,427 pa inclusive

The Department of Mathematics at the LSE is on a growth trajectory and is seeking to appoint one or more career-track Assistant Professors to contribute to its further development. We invite applications from candidates with proven research ability in an area of mathematics that fits with the existing research strengths of the Department of Mathematics. We particularly welcome candidates working in FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS or MATHEMATICAL GAME THEORY.

A successful candidate will have an established track-record of research at a level of international excellence, a completed PhD in a mathematical subject by September 2016, and a commitment to excellence in teaching. She or he will maintain an active programme of research and will contribute to the general work of the department, including the teaching of a range of mathematics courses.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary, the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit the School in February/March 2016.

Further information on the Department can be found athttp://www.lse.ac.uk/maths

To apply for this post, please go to http://www.lse.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 January 2016(23:59h UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

Ikerbasque Research Fellow Positions in Economics
Four research groups in the field of Economics of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) are pleased to support promising research candidates in their applications for an Ikerbasque Research Fellow position (see PDF with further information, andhttp://www.ikerbasque.net)

  • 5 year contracts
  • PhD degree taken Jan 2004 – Dec 2011
  • Support letter from the host group is mandatory

Posted on February 28, 2014.
Deadline March 31, 2014, 13:00h CET

3 Postdoc positions in algorithmic game theory at the University of Oxford.
Informal inquiries to Elias Koutsoupias (elias@cs.ox.ac.uk).
Posted on September 11, 2013. Deadline October 10, 2013

Lectureship in Mathematics, London School of Economics, for candidates with research interests in mathematical or computational aspects of Game Theory.
Posted on December 15, 2011. Deadline January 30, 2012

Lectureship in Mathematics, London School of Economics, for candidates with research interests in mathematical or computational aspects of Game Theory.
Posted on December 15, 2011. Deadline January 30, 2012

We especially welcome suggestions for additions to the following list of books related to game theory, organized roughly be category:


  • Charalambos D. Aliprantis and Subir K. Chakrabarti
    • Games and Decision Making
    • Oxford University Press, 2000
  • Ken Binmore
    • Playing for Real: A Text on Game Theory
    • Oxford university press, 2007
  • Avinash K. Dixit and Barry Nalebuff
    • The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist’s Guide to Success in Business & Life
    • WW Norton & Company, 2008
  • Avinash Dixit and Susan Skeath
    • Games of Strategy
    • WW Norton & Company, 1999
  • James W. Friedman
    • Game Theory with Applications to Economics
    • Oxford University Press, 1986
  • Robert Gibbons
    • Game Theory for Applied Economists
    • Princeton University Press, 1992
  • Kevin Leyton-Brown and Yoav Shoham
    • Essentials of Game Theory: A Concise Multidisciplinary Introduction
    • Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2008
  • Hervé Moulin
    • Game Theory for the Social Sciences
    • NYU press, 1986
  • Martin J. Osborne
    • An Introduction to Game Theory
    • Oxford University Press, 2004
  • Stephen Schecter and Herbert Gintis
    • Game Theory in Action: An Introduction to Classical and Evolutionary Models
    • Princeton University Press, 2016
  • Steven Tadelis
    • Game Theory: An Introduction
    • Princeton University Press, 2013
  • Joel Watson
    • Strategy: An Introduction to Game Theory
    • W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2001


  • Edited by Robert Aumann and Sergiu Hart (Vol. 1-3) and Peyton Young and Shmuel Zamir (Vol. 4)
    • Handbook of Game Theory with Economic Applications
    • Elsevier, Vol. 1, 1992; Vol. 2, 1994; Vol. 3, 2002; Vol. 4, 2014
  • Drew Fudenberg and Jean Tirole
    • Game Theory
    • The MIT Press, 1991
  • Michael Maschler, Eilon Solan, and Shmuel Zamir
    • Game Theory
    • Cambridge University Press, 2013
  • Roger B. Myerson
    • Game Theory: Analysis of Conflict
    • Harvard University Press, 1991
  • Guillermo Owen
    • Game Theory
    • Academic Press, 1995
  • Martin J. Osborne and Ariel Rubinstein
    • A Course in Game Theory
    • The MIT press, 1994
  • Klaus Ritzberger
    • Foundations of Non-Cooperative Game Theory
    • Oxford University Press, 2002
  • Eric van Damme
    • Stability and Perfection of Nash Equilibria
    • Springer-Verlag, 1987

Algorithmic Game Theory:

  • Edited by Noam Nisan, Tim Roughgarden, Éva Tardos, and Vijay V. Vazirani
    • Algorithmic Game Theory
    • Cambridge University Press, 2007


  • Robert J. Aumann
    • Collected Papers, Vol.1 and 2
    • The MIT Press, 2000
  • Edited by Harold W. Kuhn
    • Classics in Game Theory
    • Princeton University Press, 1997
  • Edited by Sergiu Hart and Abraham Neyman
    • Game and Economic Theory: Selected Contributions in Honor of Robert J. Aumann
    • University of Michigan Press, 1995
  • John F. Nash, Jr.
    • Essays on Game Theory
    • Edward Elgar, 1996
  • Reinhard Selten
    • Game Theory and Economic Behaviour: Selected Essays
    • Edward Elgar Publications, 1999


  • Abhinay Muthoo
    • Bargaining Theory With Applications
    • Cambridge University Press, 1999
  • Martin J. Osborne and Ariel Rubinstein
    • Bargaining and Markets
    • Academic Press, 1990

Contract Theory:

  • Patrick Bolton and Mathias Dewatripont
    • Contract Theory
    • The MIT Press, 2005
  • Bernard Salanié
    • The Economics of Contracts: A Primer
    • The MIT Press, 2005


  • Edited by Carlo Carraro and Vito Fragnelli
    • Game Practice and the Environment
    • Edward Elgar, 2004

Industrial Organization:

  • H. Scott Bierman and Luis Fernandez
    • Game Theory with Economic Applications
    • Addison-Wesley, 1998
  • Luis C. Corchon
    • Theories of Imperfectly Competitive Markets
    • Springer Science & Business Media, 2013
  • Douglas Gale
    • Strategic Foundations of General Equilibrium: Dynamic Matching and Bargining Games
    • Cambridge University Press, 2000
  • John Sutton
    • Technology and Market Structure Theory and History
    • The MIT Press, 1998
  • Xavier Vives
    • Oligopoly Pricing Old Ideas and New Tools
    • The MIT Press, 2001

Information Economics:

  • Edited by Peter Diamond and Michael Rothschild
    • Uncertainty in Economics: Readings and Exercises
    • Academic Press, 1989
  • Jack Hirshleifer and John G. Riley
    • The Analytics of Uncertainty and Information
    • Cambridge University Press, 1992
  • Eric Rasmusen
    • Games and Information : An Introduction to Game Theory
    • Blackwell Publications, 2001


  • Douglas G. Baird, Robert H. Gertner, and Randal C. Picker
    • Game Theory and the Law
    • Harvard University Press, 1998

Management & Business:

  • Edited by Kalyan Chatterjee and William F. Samuelson
    • Game Theory and Business Applications
    • Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001
  • Avinash K. Dixit and Barry Nalebuff
    • The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist’s Guide to Success in Business & Life
    • WW Norton & Company, 2008
  • Avinash K. Dixit and Barry J. Nalebuff
    • Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life
    • WW Norton & Company, 1993
  • Engelbert Dockner (Editor), Steffen Jorgensen, Ngo Van Long, and Gerhard Sorger
    • Differential Games in Economics and Management Science
    • Cambridge University Press, 2000
  • Melvin Dresher
    • The Mathematics of Games of Strategy: Theory and Applications
    • Dover Publications, 1981
  • Prajit K. Dutta
    • Strategies and Games Theory and Practice
    • The MIT Press, 1999
  • Aviad Heifetz
    • Game Theory: Interactive Strategies in Economics and Management
    • Cambridge University Press, 2012
  • Sarit Kraus
    • Strategic Negotiation in Multiagent Environments
    • The MIT Press, 2001

Philosophy, Sociology & Literature:

  • Robert Axelrod
    • The Evolution of Cooperation
    • Basic Books, 1984
  • Ken Binmore
    • Game Theory and the Social Contract
    • The MIT Press, 1998
  • Steven J. Brams
    • Game Theory and the Humanities: Bridging Two Worlds
    • The MIT Press, 2011
  • Steven J. Brams
    • Theory of Moves
    • Cambridge University Press, 1994
  • Michael Suk-Young Chwe
    • Rational Ritual: Culture, Coordination, and Common Knowledge
    • Princeton University Press, 2001
  • Alexander Mehlmann, David Kramer (Translator)
    • The Game’s Afoot! Game Theory in Myth and Paradox
    • American Mathematical Society, 2000

Political Science:

  • Robert H. Bates, Avner Greif, Margaret Levi, and Jean-Laurent
    • Analytic Narratives
    • Princeton University Press, 1998
  • Robert D. Cooter
    • The Strategic Constitution
    • Princeton University Press, 2000
  • Edited by David A. Lake and Robert Powell
    • Strategic Choice and International Relations
    • Princeton University Press, 1999
  • Barry O’Neill
    • Honor, Symbols and War
    • 1999 University of Michigan Press, 1999
  • Robert Powell
    • In the Shadow of Power: States and Strategies in International Politics
    • Princeton University Press, 1999
  • Thomas C. Schelling
    • The Strategy of Conflict
    • Harvard University Press, 1980
  • Martin Shubik
    • A Game-Theoretic Approach to Political Economy
    • The MIT Press, 1987
  • Martin Shubik
    • Game Theory in the Social Sciences: Concepts and Solutions
    • The MIT Press, 1985

Social Choice and Welfare:

Social Choice and Welfare

  • Allan M. Feldman and Roberto Serrano
    • Welfare Economics and Social Choice Theory
    • Springer, 2006
  • Jerry S. Kelly
    • Social Choice Theory: An Introduction
    • Springer Science & Business Media, 2013
  • Hervé Moulin
    • Fair Division and Collective Welfare
    • The MIT Press, 2003


  • Ignacio Palacios-Huerta
    • Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics
    • Princeton University Press, 2014
  • Tilman Börgers
    • An Introduction to the Theory of Mechanism Design
    • Oxford University Press, 2015
  • Pierre-André Chiappori
    • Matching with Transfers: The Economics of Love and Marriage
    • Princeton University Press, 2017
  • Alfred Galichon
    • Optimal Transport Methods in Economics
    • Princeton University Press, 2016
  • Paul Klemperer
    • Auctions: Theory and Practice
    • Princeton University Press, 2004
  • Vijay Krishna
    • Auction Theory
    • Academic Press, 2009
  • Paul Robert Milgrom
    • Putting Auction Theory to Work
    • Cambridge University Press, 2004
  • Alvin E. Roth
    • Who Gets What —and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design
    • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015
  • Alvin E. Roth and Marilda Sotomayor
    • Two-sided Matching: A Study in Game-theoretic Modeling and Analysis
    • Econometric Society Monographs, 1990
  • Rakesh V. Vohra
    • Mechanism Design: A Linear Programming Approach
    • Cambridge University Press, 2011
  • Hervé Moulin
    • Axioms of Cooperative Decision Making
    • Cambridge university press, 1991
  • Bezalel Peleg and Peter Sudhölter
    • Introduction to the Theory of Cooperative Games
    • 2004 Springer, 2004
  • Edited by Alvin E. Roth
    • The Shapley Value: Essays in Honor of Lloyd S. Shapley
    • Cambridge University Press, 1988
  • Ken Binmore
    • Does Game Theory Work? The Bargaining Challenge
    • The MIT Press, 2007
  • Colin F. Camerer
    • Behavioral Game Theory: Experiments in Strategic Interactions
    • Princeton University Press, 2003
  • Douglas D. Davis and Charles A. Holt
    • Experimental Economics
    • Princeton University Press, 1993
  • Edited by Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin Camerer, Ernst Fehr, and Herbert Gintis
    • Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies
    • Oxford University Press, 2004
  • Charles A. Holt
    • Markets, Games, & Strategic Behavior
    • Boston, MA: Pearson Addison Wesley, 2007
  • Edited by John H. Kagel and Alvin E. Roth
    • The Handbook of Experimental Economics
    • Princeton University Press, 2016
  • Atanasios Mitropoulos
    • Economic Learning, Experiments And The Limits To Information
    • Edward Elgar, 2004
  • Edited by Charles R. Plott and Vernon L. Smith
    • Handbook of Experimental Economics Results
    • Elsevier, 2008
  • Carlos Alós-Ferrer and Klaus Ritzberger
    • The Theory of Extensive Form Games
    • Springer Series in Game Theory, 2016
  • Ken Binmore
    • Essays on the Foundations of Game Theory
    • B. Blackwell, 1990
  • John C. Harsanyi and Reinhard Selten
    • A General Theory of Equilibrium Selection in Games
    • The MIT Press, 1988
  • Andres Perea
    • Epistemic Game Theory – Reasoning and Choice
    • Cambridge University Press, 2012
  • Andres Perea
    • Rationality in Extensive Form Games (Theory and Decision Library, Series C, Game Theory, Mathematical Programming, and Operations Research, Vol. 29)
    • Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001
  • Klaus Ritzberger
    • Foundations of Non-Cooperative Game Theory
    • Oxford University Press, 2002
  • John Von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern
    • Theory of Games and Economic Behavior
    • Princeton University Press, 1944
  • Mary-Ann Dimand and Robert W. Dimand
    • The History of Game Theory: From the Beginnings to 1945
    • Routledge, 2002
  • David M. Kreps
    • Game Theory and Economic Modelling
    • Clarendon Press, 1990
  • Edited by Harold W. Kuhn and Sylvia Nasar
    • The Essential John Nash
    • Princeton University Press, 2001
  • Robert Leonard
    • Von Neumann, Morgenstern and the Creation of Game Theory
    • Cambridge University Press, 2010
  • William Poundstone
    • Prisoner’s Dilemma
    • Anchor, 2011
  • Edited by Christian Schmidt
    • Game Theory and Economic Analysis. A Quiet Revolution in Economics
    • Routledge, 2002
  • Edited by E. Roy Weintraub
    • Towards a History of Game Theory
    • Duke University Press, 1992
  • Immanuel M. Bomze and Benedikt M. Pötscher
    • Game Theoretical Foundations of Evolutionary Stability
    • Springer-Verlag, 1989
  • Mark Broom and Jan Rychtář
    • Game-Theoretical Models in Biology
    • CRC Press, 2013
  • Ross Cressman
    • Evolutionary Dynamics and Extensive Form Games
    • The MIT Press, 2003
  • Ross Cressman
    • The Stability Concept of Evolutionary Game Theory: A Dynamic Approach
    • Springer Science & Business Media, 2013
  • Edited by Lee Alan Dugatkin and Hudson Kern Reeve
    • Game Theory and Animal Behavior
    • Oxford University Press, 1998
  • Daniel Friedman and Barry Sinervo
    • Evolutionary Games in Natural, Social, and Virtual Worlds
    • Oxford University Press, 2016
  • Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
    • The Theory of Learning in Games
    • The MIT Press, 1998
  • Herbert Gintis
    • Game Theory Evolving: A Problem-Centered Introduction to Modeling Strategic Interaction
    • Princeton University Press, 2000
  • Larry Samuelson
    • Evolutionary Games and Equilibrium Selection
    • The MIT Press, 1998
  • William H. Sandholm
    • Population Games and Evolutionary Dynamics
    • The MIT press, 2010
  • John Maynard Smith
    • Evolution and the Theory of Games
    • Cambridge University Press, 1982
  • Fernando Vega-Redondo
    • Evolution, Games, and Economic Behaviour
    • Oxford University Press, 1996
  • Jörgen W. Weibull
    • Evolutionary Game Theory
    • The MIT Press, 1997
  • H. Peyton Young
    • Individual Strategy and Social Structure: An Evolutionary Theory of Institutions
    • Princeton University Press, 2001
  • Edited by Yann Bramoullé, Andrea Galeotti, and Brian W. Rogers
    • The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks
    • Oxford University Press, 2016
  • Sanjeev Goyal
    • Connections: An Introduction to the Economics of Networks
    • Princeton University Press, 2012
  • Matthew O. Jackson
    • Social and Economic Networks
    • Princeton University Press, 2008
  • Marco Slikker and Anne Van den Nouweland
    • Social and Economic Networks in Cooperative Game Theory (Theory and Decision Library. Series C, Game Theory, Mathematical Programming, and Operations)
    • Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001


  • Robert J. Aumann, Michael B. Maschler, and Richard E. Stearns
    • Repeated Games with Incomplete Information
    • The MIT Press, 1995
  • George J. Mailath and Larry Samuelson
    • Repeated Games and Reputation: Long-Run Relationship
    • Oxford University Press, 2006
  • Jean-François Mertens, Sylvain Sorin, and Shmuel Zamir
    • Repeated Games
    • Cambridge University Press, 2015
  • Edited by Abraham Neyman and Sylvain Sorin
    • Stochastic Games and Applications
    • Springer Science & Business Media, 2003
  • Sylvain Sorin
    • A First Course on Zero-Sum Repeated Games
    • Springer Science & Business Media, 2002
  • Joachim Rosenmuller
    • Game Theory: Stochastics, Information, Strategies and Cooperation
    • Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999