My guest today is Robert Aumann, the fourth Nobel Prize winner to appear on this podcast. Aumann is an Israeli-American mathematician, and a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences. He is a professor at the Center for the Study of Rationality in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel.
The topic is game theory.
In this episode of Trend Following Radio we discuss:
Conflict and cooperation through game theory analysis
World via his game theory perspective
Meeting John Nash and Aumann’s early background
What game theory is trying to accomplish
The economic definition of rationality
The idea of a strategy matrix
The world champions of peace and the best way to maintain peace
The 2008-09 bailouts from Aumann’s perspective and a game theory outlook
Game theory, diplomats, and the Cuban Missile Crisis
The existence of nuclear weapons and the Cold War
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