L11 Econ 467 Game Theory

This course covers advanced applications of Game Theory in economics. Topics include expected utility, strategic-form and extensive-form games with perfect information, Bayesian games, infinitely repeated games, dominance, Nash equilibrium and its refinements. We apply these tools to study strategic situations in industrial organization, auctions, bargaining, voting, and signaling games. Prerequisites: Econ 4011 and Math 2200.

Credit 3 units. A&S: SS A&S IQ: SSC Art: SSC

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The Economics program explores the problems of a modern economy and introduces the methodological tools economists use. It emphasizes the development of analytical models and their application to important economic, social and political issues such as inflation, unemployment, taxation, poverty, pollution, government decision-making and regulation. Our faculty, which is made up of leading teacher-scholars, includes specialists in: economic history, game theory, microeconomics, industrial organization, macroeconomics, monetary economics, political economy and public finance.