Game Theory and Economic Applications

ECON
160
Instructors
Bagwell, K. (PI)
Yu, C. (TA)
Section Number
1
Introduction to game theory and its applications to economics. Topics: strategic and extensive form games, dominant strategies, Nash equilibrium, subgame-perfect equilibrium, and Bayesian equilibrium. The theory is applied to repeated games, voting, auctions, and bargaining with examples from economics and political science. Prerequisites: Working knowledge of calculus and basic probability theory.
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
WAY-FR, WAY-SI
Units
5
Undergraduate
Course Tags
Resources, Environment, and Energy Policy
Design of Public Institutions
Advanced Policy Analysis
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring
Section Days
Monday Wednesday
Start Time
1:30 PM
End Time
3:30 PM
Location
200-030