040243 VO Decision and Game Theory (MA) (2017W)
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Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Passing grade is 50%.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
1. Introduction to Decision Theory and Rationality.
2. Expected Utility and its Paradoxes.
4. Uncertainty.II Game Theory
1. Introduction and Basic Concepts.
2. Dominant Strategies.
3. Beliefs about others' play. Alternative Models
3. Nash Equilibrium.
4. Non Credible Threats and Backwards Induction
Tadelis' Game Theory also includes a brief recap of Decision Theory.
For the Game Theory part The main reference is Tadelis' Game Theory book. In addition, Osborne's Game Theory is also useful. More advanced readings are Osborne-Rubinstein (A Course in Game Theory) and Myerson's Game Theory books.