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This course is a mathematical introduction to strategic thinking and its applications. Nash equilibrium, commitment, credibility, repeated games, and incentives, are discussed. Examples are drawn from economics, politics, history and everyday campus life. A focus will be models of distrust and prejudice.
Format: lecture; Remote
Grading: no pass/fail option,
yes fifth course option
One exam, regular problem sets and modeling assignments.
ECON 251 and MATH 150, or permission of instructor
juniors and seniors
students who have taken MATH 335 cannot receive credit for this class