ECON 409 - Game Theory
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 401 (completed with a minimum grade of C- or better); OR Graduate Standing.
Advisory Prerequisites:
MATH 215.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Game Theory aims to help us understand situations in which decision-makers interact. It has become a standard methodology in Economics. This course provides a rigorous introduction to the main concepts of Game Theory and its applications. It covers the standard ways of representing games and the main concepts to analyze static and dynamic strategic settings, with complete or incomplete information. It also covers some of the most important economic applications of game-theoretic reasoning, including competition in oligopolistic markets, trade policy, bargaining, contracting situations, auctions, and signaling in labor markets.

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ECON 409 - Game Theory
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
20408
Open
75
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Please bring a computing device with a capable web browser to lecture for in-class activities.
002 (DIS)
P
23666
Open
38
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
23667
Open
37
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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ISBN: 9780393123876
Strategy: An Introduction to Game Theory (Third Edition) by Joel Watson 2013
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