Econ 421a. Designing the Digital Economy

Day / time: 
T 2:30 - 5:30 pm
Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course term: 
Fall
Not offered
Visiting Instructor(s): 
Eric Weyl

Digitization is transforming a variety of markets from personal transportation services to advertising. This course explores the economic tools (market design, price theory, causal inference, etc.) and technical tools from computer science (machine learning, the analysis of algorithms, user interface design, etc.) students need to contribute meaningfully to this transformation.

Prerequisites: elementary training in both economics and computer science and some intermediate/advanced training in at least one relevant field.
 

[also ECON562/CPSC512/CPSC412]

Semester offered: 
Not offered
Undergrad Course Category: 
Industrial Organization
Methodology