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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

Spring 2009

GOV 385N • Introduction to Formal Political Analysis

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
38545 MW
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
BAT 1.104
James Enelow

Course Description

This course is an introduction to game theory. Included are games with perfect and imperfect information, repeated games, and bargaining. No mathematical background is assumed beyond the high school level. Theoretical points are illustrated with examples, which show how the theory can be used to understand politics.


The text for the course is An Introduction to Game Theory by Martin Osborne.


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