Advanced Game Theory|
This course is a quantitative introduction to game theory. This means the application of algebra and logic to solving formal models of strategic situations. Topics will include dominance and rationality, pure and mixed strategies, Nash equilibrium, collective action problems, subgame perfect equilibrium, strategic moves, credibility, repeated interactions, asymmetrical information, adverse selection, signaling, and the suitability of equilibrium concepts. Wide applications of game theory in everyday life, economics, politics, international relations, management, sociology, and sports will be discussed in class.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: |
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON-MN)(ECON)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Recommended textbook: Dixit, Avinash K., Susan Skeath and David Reiley Jr., Games of Strategy: Fourth Edition. WW Norton & Company, 2015.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Biweekly problem sets, 2 exams, and a research project
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|Instructor(s): Zhao,Xiaoxue Times: ..T.R.. 08:50AM-10:10AM; Location: FISK414; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 23||SR major: 8||JR major: 8|| || |
|Seats Available: 5||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 4||JR non-major: 3||SO: 0||FR: X|
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