EconS 424 – Game Theory

Zoom Meetings are scheduled in Blackboard (click on “Tools”).

Meeting Time: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11.10am PT.

Syllabus Spring 2021

Introduction (week 1)

Dominance Solvable Games (week 2)

Rationalizability and Nash Equilibrium (week 3)

Example (week 3)

Nash Equilibrium with Continuous Action Spaces

Nash equilibrium with N players (week 4)

Mixed Strategy Nash Equilibrium (week 5)

Review Material

Practice exercises (March 1st-3rd)

Mixed Strategy Nash Equilibrium with N players (week 6)

Subgame Perfect Equilibrium (week 7)

Exercises – March 12th

Example SPE (week 7)

Strategic Pre-Commitment (week 8-9)

Bargaining Games (week 10)

Repeated Games (week 11-12)

Bayesian Nash Equilibrium (week 13-15)

Homework #1
Homework #2
Midterm #1
Homework #3
Homework #4
Midterm #2
Homework #5
Final Exam
Friend or Foe?

Steal or Split?
The Cuban Missile Crisis
Entry Game
Mac was introduced in a
60-second commercial during the 1984 Super Bowl.
The Tragedy of the Commons
Price-Matching Guarantee
Tosca Game
Bug’s life vs Antz
Game theory