Lord Treisman and game theory

But what occurred to me is that it would be a good strategy to bribe a key member of an opposing country’s bid to get him or her to accuse other countries of bribery, thus derailing the original country’s proposal amid FIFA’s embarrassment and clearing the field. This maybe would be cheaper than bribing a rival or bunging FIFA outright, since you’re only dealing with one person. Or maybe you bung a journalist to stitch someone up to the same effect.

That Jamie K is giving John Nash a run for his money…..

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