Dynamics in Art of War

Alvaro Sandroni, Can Urgun

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This paper examines basic principles in Sun Tzu's classic treatise Art of War. In a dynamic decision-theoretic model, there is a potential conflict between two sides. The comparative statics results show precise conditions under which the principles of strategic fighting in Art of War hold.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-58
Number of pages8
JournalMathematical social sciences
StatePublished - Mar 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • General Social Sciences
  • General Psychology
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty


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