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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Winter 2021 ECON 339 Game Theory 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 4-week Winter Mon - Sat ECON-339

Description

This course provides an introduction to the study of game theory, which has found wide applications in economics, political science, sociology, psychology, engineering, mathematics and even biology. Students will study the theories and concepts of game theory, mainly from an economic perspective, with topics discussed covering: rationalizability, Nash equilibrium, mixed strategies, sub-game perfection, repeated games and Bayesian equilibrium. Knowledge of game theory would help students to understand and analyze real life situation such as the conflict and cooperation involved in decision- making processes between people and explain why an individual or a group makes a particular decision in real world scenarios.

Prerequisite(s)

Intermediate Microeconomics and Calculus Ⅱ