“Jane Austen, Game Theorist”: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast
From the website:
It is an episode about, yes, Jane Austen and game theory. To which you might say … wha?
Okay, a bit more explanation is necessary. Michael Chwe is an associate professor of political science at UCLA whose research centers on game theory and, as he puts it, “its applications to social movements and macroeconomics and violence — and this latest thing is about its applications maybe to literature.”