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040687 VK KFK PÖ: Deciding and Negotiating (2008W)

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


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


max. 50 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 06.10. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 13.10. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 20.10. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 27.10. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 03.11. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 10.11. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 17.11. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 24.11. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 01.12. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 15.12. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 12.01. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 19.01. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Monday 26.01. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7


Aims, contents and method of the course

The following topics will be discussed during the course:

Introduction to MAUT
Introduction to Bernoulli Theory
Single person decisions
Multi-person decisions
Non-cooperative games
Cooperative games
Nash Bargaining Solution

The successful completion of the course ¿Grundzüge der
Wirtschaftsmathematik¿ is required as prerequisite to this course. A basic
knowledge of statistics and game theory is helpful, but not mandatory. The
language of instruction is German.

Assessment and permitted materials

During the semester, a number of unannounced minitests (¿quizzes¿) will be
held. At mid-term, a take-home exam will be distributed and a written
final exam will be held in the last week of the semester. The final grade
will be calculated as the average of all three parts, using equal weights.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The course aims to guide the students using examples and sample
calculations, introducing them to basic Decision Theory concepts: Decision
models, decisions under risk and uncertainty, and game theory.

Examination topics

Reading list

Schneeweiß, Christoph. Planung - Band 1, Berlin u.a., Springer-Verlag, 1991
Laux, Helmut. Entscheidungstheorie, Berlin u.a., Springer-Verlang, 2007
Fudenberg, Drew and Jean Tirole. Game Theory, Cambridge, MA u.a., MIT Press, 2003

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