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Overview

Content:

  • Strategic form games: pure and mixed strategies, dominant and dominated strate-gies, rationalizable strategies, Nash equilibrium
  • Extensive form games: sequential rationality, backward induction, sub-game per-fect equilibrium, sequential equilibrium
  • Dynamic games of complete information: bargaining games, repeated games
  • Games of incomplete information: Bayesian Nash equilibrium, perfect Bayesian equilibrium

Teaching

  • Completion method: contact teaching
    • Streaming will be only available to the FDPE students, for more infromation please contact Jenni Rytkonen, jenni.rytkonen [at] aalto.fi
  • Schedule: can be found in Sisu
  • Study materials: can be found in MyCourses
    • To be able to access the course workspace you must have registered for the course successfully in Aalto’s Sisu
    • Log in with your Aalto username to be able to use all the features of the course workspace
  • Self study material to be studied before the course starts (link to be added here later)

Please register for the course in the Aalto Sisu with your Aalto username. Further instructions (link to be added here later).

University-specific instructions

    • Code: ECON-L2300

    • Target groups: PhD / rMSc / MSc

    • Credit points: 5

    • Code: 26047

    • Target groups: PhD / rMSc / MSc

    • Credit points: 5

    • Credit transfer: apply for substitution in Sisu

    Further instructions (link to be added here later)

    • Code: ECOM-R316 (rMSc) / DPE-9316 (PhD)

    • Target groups: PhD / rMSc

    • Credit points: 5

    • Credit transfer: apply for substitution in Sisu

    Further instructions (link to be added here later)

    • Target groups: PhD

    • Credit points: please check your curriculum

    • Credit transfer: please apply for credit transfer according to your home university's procedures

    Further instructions (link to be added here later).

Learning outcomes

The students should become familiar with the central concepts of non-cooperative game theory and they should learn how to apply those in microeconomic applications. After this course they should be able to read research articles that use game theory as the method of analysis.