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Jason Abrevaya, Chair 2225 Speedway, Stop C3100, Austin, TX 78712 • Admin: 512-471-3211 & Advising: 512-471-2973

Fall 2003

ECO 354K • Game Theory

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30025 TTh
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
UTC 3.124
STAHL

Course Description

This course will introduce upper-level undergraduates to game theory, which has made recent significant contributions in every field of economics as well as other social sciences. Game theory concerns itself with decision making in situations where the outcome depends on the actions of several decision makers. Chess and poker are games, but also business pricing decisions, trade tariff negotiations, and committee voting can be fruitfully analyzed as formal games. Classes will consist of lectures and demonstrations/experiments. There may be an occasional class scheduled at another time to utilize a computer laboratory. Moste homework will be done in teams of 2-3 students.

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