ECON 385 Spring 2015 Games and Information (Q)

This course is a mathematical introduction to strategic thinking and its applications. Ideas such as Nash equilibrium, commitment, credibility, repeated games, incentives and signaling are discussed. Examples are drawn from economics, politics, history and everyday campus life. Applications include auctions, labor contracts, debt relief, and corruption.
Class Format: lecture/discussion
Requirements/Evaluation: exams, problem sets and a substantial final project that involves modeling a real world situation as a game
Additional Info: Students who have taken Math 335 cannot receive credit for this class
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Prerequisites: ECON 251 and MATH 150, or permission of the instructor
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Divisional Attributes: Division II,Quantitative and Formal Reasoning
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Enrollment Limit: 25
Expected Enrollment: 25
Class Number: 3495
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ECON 385 - 01 (S) LEC Games and Information (Q) Division 2: Social StudiesQuantitative and Formal Reasoning Ashok S. Rai
MWF 11:00 AM-12:15 PM 3495
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