Course Description

Course Name

Econometrics of Strategy and Information

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course Description and Scope
Game theory studies strategic interactions between players in which each player?s payoff depends not only on the player?s own action, but also on other players? choices. Game theory is now a standard analytical tool in economics, other social sciences and even sciences. This course covers static games with complete information, dynamic games with complete information, static games with incomplete information, and dynamic games with incomplete information. In addition, the course introduces moral hazard and adverse selection models.

Gibbons Game theory for applied economists
Osborne An introduction to game theory Macho-Stadler
Pérez-Castrillo An introduction to the economics of information

*Course content subject to change