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Prisoner's Dilemma (sort of)

by James Tierney

In White Collar, FBI agent Peter Burke and former con-man Neal Caffrey attempt to trick a corrupt US Marshal and defense attorney into turning each other in. This isn't exactly what we teach our intro to micro students a prisoner's dilemma is but it does show game theory in a TV show.

White Collar -- Prisoner's Dilemma

In the TV show, White Collar, FBI agents use game theory to play two cons against each other.

from White Collar (2011)
Creator: Fox Television Studios
Distributor: Netflix
Posted by James Tierney