KT043023 KTS26 Basic Game Theory 6 op
Organised by
Economics
Person in charge
Hannu Salonen
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 X
Preceding studies
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Learning outcomes

The objective is to learn basic game theoretic concepts and their applications in economics. After the course students are able to read and understand research papers in which game theoretic tools are applied.

Contents

Introduction to most common game theoretic models, solution concepts, and applications. Different ways to model strategic interaction and interdependence are discussed: normal form games, extensive form games, and models of cooperative game theory. Solution concepts such as Nash equilibrium, subgame perfect equilibrium, Shapley value, and the core are introduced.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year spring
5. year spring

Study materials

Martin J. Osborne "An Introduction to Game Theory", Chapters 1-8. Supplementary material distributed in the classes.

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Incoming examinations

Feb 23, 2018
May 4, 2018

Open enrolments

Dec 4, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017
2016–2017
Teaching
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