Study: Master in Industrial Economics and Markets (270)
Coordinating teacher: MARHUENDA HURTADO, FRANCISCO
Department assigned to the subject: Department of Economics
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS
Students are expected to have completed
Basic calculus and probability theory
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
- Teaches students the standards of precision and rigor in economic analysis and professional communication.
- Emphasizes autonomous and group learning.
- Familiarizes students with the theory of individual decision under uncertainty, and provides a set of tools appropriate for the analysis of individuals' interactions in strategic settings.
Description of contents: programme
1 What is game theory? Normal form games
2 Extensive form games
4 Repeated games
5 Static games of incomplete information
6 Dynamic games of incomplete information
Learning activities and methodology
-Lectures in which the basic material is presented and discussed. Basic textbook references are provided with to complete and deepen students¿ understanding.
- Discussion of the solution to practical exercises to provide students with feedback on their level of understanding and difficulties.
% end-of-term-examination 40
% of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
A. Dixit and S. Skeath. Games of Strategy. New York: W. W. Norton. 1999
E. Prisner. Game Theory Through Examples. The Mathematical Association of America. 2014
H. Gintis and S. Schecter. Game Theory in Action. An Introduction to Classical and Evolutionary Models. Princeton UP. 2016
H. S. Bierman and L. Fernandez. Game Theory with Economic Applications. Second Edition, Addison-Wesley. 1998
K. Binmore. Game theory: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford UP. 2007
Lindley. Making Decisions, . John Wiley & Sons. 1985
M. Osborne. An Introduction to Game Theory. Oxford UP. 2003
M. Peterson. An Introduction to Decision Theory. Cambridge UP. 2009
R Gardner: . Games for Business and Economics. New York: John Wiley & Sons. 1995
R. Gibbons. Game Theory for Applied Economists. Princeton UP. 1992
R. Myerson: . Game Theory: Analysis of Conflict, . Harvard UP. 1991
Sanchez Cuenca, Ignacio. Teori¿a de Juegos. Centro de Investigaciones Sociolo¿gicas. 2004
Tadelis, S. Game Theory, An Introduction. Princeton University Press.
The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.