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A Note on Cooperative Strategies in Gladiators’ Games

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Fund for Research on Ethics and Economics (FREE) and French Institute for Research on Development (IRD), UMI RESILIENCES, France
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University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, UFR Higher Institute of Economics and Management (ISEM), National Centre for Scientific Research GREDEG UMR7321 UNS-CNRS, 250, rue Albert Einstein, 06560 Valbonne, France
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ESSEC Business School and THEMA (UMR 8184), 95021 Cergy, France
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Games 2013, 4(2), 200-207; https://doi.org/10.3390/g4020200
Received: 4 March 2013 / Revised: 28 March 2013 / Accepted: 16 May 2013 / Published: 22 May 2013
Gladiatorial combat was in reality a lot less lethal than it is depicted in the cinema. This short paper highlights how cooperative strategies could have prevailed in the arenas, which is generally what happened during the Games. Cooperation in the arena corresponded to a situation of the professionalization of gladiators, who been trained in gladiatorial schools. This case provides an analogy of the conditions under which cooperation occurs in a context of competition between rival companies. View Full-Text
Keywords: sustainable competition; cooperation rule; gladiatorial combat sustainable competition; cooperation rule; gladiatorial combat
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Ballet, J.; Bazin, D.; Vranceanu, R. A Note on Cooperative Strategies in Gladiators’ Games. Games 2013, 4, 200-207. https://doi.org/10.3390/g4020200

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Ballet J, Bazin D, Vranceanu R. A Note on Cooperative Strategies in Gladiators’ Games. Games. 2013; 4(2):200-207. https://doi.org/10.3390/g4020200

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Ballet, Jérôme, Damien Bazin, and Radu Vranceanu. 2013. "A Note on Cooperative Strategies in Gladiators’ Games" Games 4, no. 2: 200-207. https://doi.org/10.3390/g4020200

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