Econ 159a. Game Theory

Day / time: 
M/W 11:35 - 12:50 pm
Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course term: 
Fall
Not offered
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: 
Not offered
Undergrad Course Category: 
Microtheory
Prerequisite List: 
Only intro micro as prerequisite