Funk, Matt (2009): On the Truly Noncooperative Game of Island Life II: Evolutionary Stable Economic Development Strategy in Brief.
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This paper offers a solution to 'The Problem of Sustainable Economic Development' on islands. This hypothesis offers a foundational, sub-game solution to The Island Survival Game, a counterintuitive, dominant economic development strategy for ‘islands’ (and relatively insular states). This discourse also tables conceptual building blocks, prerequisite analytical tools, and a guiding principle for The Earth Island Survival Game, a bounded delay supergame which models 'The Problem of Sustainable Economic Development' at the global level. We begin our exploration with an introduction to The Principle of Relative Insularity, a postulate which informs ESS for ‘island’ and ‘continental’ players alike. Next, we model ‘island’ economic development with two bio-geo-politico-economic models and respective strategies: The Mustique Co. Development Plan, and The Prince Edward Island Federal-Provincial Program for Social and Economic Advancement. These diametrically opposed strategies offer an extraordinary comparative study. One island serves as a highly descriptive model for 'The Problem of Sustainable Economic Development'; the other model informs ESS. 'The Earth Island Survival Game' serves as a remarkable learning tool, offering lessons which promote islander survival, resource holding power, cooperative behaviour, and independence by illuminating the illusive path toward sustainable economic development.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||On the Truly Noncooperative Game of Island Life II: Evolutionary Stable Economic Development Strategy in Brief|
|Keywords:||Non-cooperative games, evolutionary game theory, relative insularity, islands, tragedy of the commons, sustainable economic development, theory of value, resource holding power, evolutionary stable strategy, natural selection, long distance dispersal|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O13 - Agriculture ; Natural Resources ; Energy ; Environment ; Other Primary Products
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C7 - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory > C72 - Noncooperative Games
|Depositing User:||Matt Funk|
|Date Deposited:||13. Aug 2009 15:02|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 21:15|
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