At NYU my “field” was Game Theory, because I figured, if we’re going to formally model economic actions, then let’s get nuts. I have elsewhere criticized the big guns of game theory when they try to talk to the layperson.
So, when Tyler Cowen linked Ariel Rubinstein’s article titled, “How Game Theory will solve the problems of the Euro bloc and stop Iranian nukes,” I was getting ready to knock it out of the park. (Here’s an ungated copy of it.)
If you understand where I was coming from, then just click that link and be amazed. Read the whole thing, the end is the best part.