Chicken

From:  Malcolm Gorlitz [mgorlitz@exemplar.edu]
To:  Hieram Luftweng [luftweng@econ.exemplar.edu]
Subject:  Chicken

Dear Prof Luftweng:

I would like to request an extension on my final project in your Game Theory class (Econ 110B) on the basis of utility.  In your syllabus, between item 9 on the iterated prisoner’s dilemma and item 10 on our class prediction market, you have a sidebar saying that students are expected to act in utility-maximizing fashion.

I know the syllabus also says a late project is an automatic fail, but I believe you’ll find that there’s greater utility for both of us at the point where you allow me an extension.

Best,
Malcolm

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