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 (February 5th) Answer Key
Homework #2 (February 26th) Answer Key
Midterm #1 (March 5th) Answer Key
Homework #3 (March 26th) Answer Key
Homework #4 (April 7th) Answer Key
Midterm #2 (Due Friday, April 9th at 4pm) Answer Key
Homework #5 (April 23rd) Answer Key
Final Exam (Due date: May 3rd at 11.10am)
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