Econ 159a. Game Theory

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Day / time: 
M/W 11:35 - 12:50 pm
Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course term: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Instructor(s): 

An introduction to game theory and strategic thinking. Ideas such as dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment, credibility, asymmetric information, adverse selection, and signaling are applied to games played in class and to examples drawn from economics, politics, the movies, and elsewhere.

After introductory microeconomics. No prior knowledge of game theory assumed.

Semester offered: 
Fall
Visiting Instructor(s): 
; Marina Halac
Undergrad Course Category: 
Microtheory