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040267 KU Decision and Game Theory II (MA) (2018W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 20.11. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 27.11. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 04.12. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 11.12. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 08.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 15.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 22.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 29.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Course description: This course provides an introduction to more advanced 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. This course builds on and is a continuation of the course "Entscheidungs- und Spieltheorie (MA)". Important applications discussed in this course are auctions and so-called signaling games that are prevalent in both business and daily life.

Assessment and permitted materials

Mid-course exam (45%), final exam (45%), homework (10%). Details will be announced during the first class meeting.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students should master intermediate microeconomics and the game theory concepts covered in the course "Entscheidungs- und Spieltheorie (MA)".

Examination topics

Reading list

Course textbooks:

∙ 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.

Association in the course directory

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