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Games 2018, 9(3), 64;

Coordination and Private Information Revelation

Faculty of Economics, South Asian University, Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021, India
Economics and Planning Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 7, S.J.S. Sansanwal Marg, New Delhi 110016, India
These authors contributed equally to this work.
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Received: 18 July 2018 / Revised: 31 August 2018 / Accepted: 3 September 2018 / Published: 5 September 2018
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This paper examines a persuasion game between two agents with one-sided asymmetric information, where the informed agent can reveal her private information prior to playing a Battle-of-the-Sexes coordination game. There is a close connection between the extent of information revelation and the possibility of coordination failure; while, in the absence of any coordination failure, there exist equilibria with full disclosure, in the presence of strategic uncertainty in coordination there exists an equilibrium with no information revelation. We provide a purification argument for the non-existence result, as well demonstrate that it is robust to several extensions, including both-sided asymmetric information and imprecise information revelation. View Full-Text
Keywords: private information revelation; coordination; strategic uncertainty private information revelation; coordination; strategic uncertainty

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