API-303: Game Theory and Strategic Decisions

Semester: Spring

Credit: 1.0

Syllabus: Click here for syllabus

Faculty: Pinar Dogan


Day Time Location
First Day 1/26
Meet Day T/Th 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM L130
Review F 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Land


This course uses game theory to study strategic behavior in real-world situations. It develops theoretical concepts, such as incentives, strategies, threats and promises, and signaling, with application to a range of policy issues. Examples will be drawn from a wide variety of areas, such as management, labor bargaining, international negotiations, auction design, and voting behavior. This course will also explore how people actually behave in strategic settings through a series of participatory demonstrations. Prior courses in microeconomics and mathematics are helpful but not required.

Students may receive credit for both API-303 and API-110 or API-112 only if API-303 is taken first.








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