3.3 — Entry Deterrence and Commitment — Class Content

Meeting Date

Tuesday, March 21, 2023


Today we discuss entry deterrence, entry games, subgame perfection, and commitments in game theory.


Chapter 9 covers sequential games, games in extensive form, subgames, and subgame perfection.

Chapter 13 covers strategic behavior, limit output/pricing, and entry deterrence.

Chapter 14 gives more detailed models of entry deterrence and contestable markets.


Below, you can find the slides in two formats. Clicking the image will bring you to the html version of the slides in a new tab. The lower button will allow you to download a PDF version of the slides.


You can type h to see a special list of viewing options, and type o for an outline view of all the slides.

I suggest printing the slides beforehand and using them to take additional notes in class (not everything is in the slides)!


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