Syllabus

 

COURSE                                        : Game Theory
SESSION                                                     : 2008-2009
 
SEMESTER                                                :  Spring
 
INSTRUCTOR                                            : Assistant Prof. Neslihan Aydoğan-Duda
 
REQUIRED TEXT BOOK                        : Class Notes
 
RECOMMENDED TEXT BOOK           :
 
Thinking Strategically  by Avinash Dixit and                           
Barry J. Nalebuff,  New York: W.W. Norton & Co. 1991.
 
 
GRADING                                                  :
 
Mid Term Exam 40%, Assignments                                                                               
and Class Performance10% Final Exam 50%
 
COURSE OUTLINE         Week
                                                                            
Thinking Stretegically              1
                                                                                                                                 
Sequential Move Games          2
 
Bargaining Games                     3
                                                                       
Simultaneous Move Games      4
 
Multiple Equilibria and             5
                                                                       
 Coordination Probability, Expected Payoff         6
And Expected Utility
                                                                      
Midterm  Exam                                 7
                                                                      
Mixed Strategies and Nash              8
Equilibrium              
                                                                       Complete Ä°nformation Games        9
                                                                       Repeated Games                             10
                                                                       Incomplete Information Games   11
                                                                      Signalling Games                           9-10
                                                                       Strategic Behavior,                         11-12
                                                                       Elections and Markets                    
                                                                       Review                                              13
                                                                       Final Exam                Examination Week