The module deals with the analytic methods used to investigate the manner in which rational economic agents strategically interact with each other in situations of conflicting interest. The formal topics covered are: introduction to games, static games of complete information, dynamic games of complete information, and games of incomplete information. Each type of game is illustrated by economic examples.
Method of assessment:
Problem-solving exercises (15%), class test (25%), project (10%) and a 2-hour written examination (50%)