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040243 VO Decision and Game Theory (MA) (2020S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften

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Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Due to the current corona crisis, the exam on May 5, 2020 will be postponed. The University of Vienna is currently working on a solution. You will be informed as soon as there is something new.

Wednesday 04.03. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 11.03. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 18.03. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 25.03. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 01.04. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 22.04. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 29.04. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Course description: This course provides an introduction to basic concepts of Game Theory and mostly applies these concepts to topics in Industrial Organization. Roughly speaking, Industrial Organization analyses both the functioning of markets and firms' behavior in markets.

Specific Contents of this Course:

Static games with complete information and the Nash equilibrium. (Typical application: Cournot model)

Sequential games with complete information and the subgame perfect Nash equilibrium. (Typical application: Stackelberg model)

Assessment and permitted materials

Final Exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students should master intermediate microeconomics. There will be a final written exam that determines your final grade.

Examination topics

More information will be provided in the lectures.

Reading list

Steven Tadelis (2013): Game Theory: An Introduction, Princeton University Press.

Martin J. Osborne (2004): An Introduction to Game Theory, Oxford University Press.

Jeffrey Church and Roger Ware (2000): Industrial Organization: A Strategic Approach, McGraw-Hill.

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