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ECON 385
Games and Information Fall 2020
Division II

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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.
The Class: Format: lecture; Remote
Limit: 20
Expected: 20
Class#: 2403
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: One exam, regular problem sets and modeling assignments.
Prerequisites: ECON 251 and MATH 150, or permission of instructor
Enrollment Preferences: juniors and seniors
Unit Notes: students who have taken MATH 335 cannot receive credit for this class
Distributions: Division II

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