The Hunger Games: A Lesson in Game Theory
In its first weekend, the Hunger Games brought more than $ 155 million in ticket sales in North America. Hundreds of thousands of people flocked to theaters to see what might be called the best movie of the year. Little did they know that one of the most fascinating theories of the economy that was showing on the big screen. In the theory of games in a second, but first a bit about the movie.
Hunger Games Quick summary
In the movie The Hunger Games, it comes down to the last two people. Since they have formed an alliance, they do not want to kill each other. In fact, they have decided that the best option for them is to die together poisoning themselves while sticking only to the judges of hunger game.
Theory game in the Hunger Games
*** However, both could be killed b ecause followed not Hunger Game Rules have only one winner.
If both take the poison and die and the game is over, and have successfully ruined the Hunger Games (Hunger Games ruin a good thing). If a tribute takes the poison and the Tribute 2 decides not to take that, Tribute 2 will win the Hunger Games and accumulate a large sum of money. Of course, the same is true for a tribute. The last option is for any of them to go ahead with the poison, which could give rise to two of them being killed by hunger judges game.
Since I ultimately want “to stick to the man, the best option is therefore to take the poison. However, staying true to the theory of games, which still face the temptation to change his mind based on what you think the other person will do.
So the choice had to do? You only have to read the Hunger Games books or watch the movie to find out.
I’m just here to point the lesson of economy.