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

Fall 2005

GOV 341M • Decision Theory

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
37680 TTh
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
BUR 134

Course Description

Upper-division standing required. An introduction to the basic concepts and models using Decison Theory in political science, with particular emphasis on utility analysis, game theory, coalition formation, and voting behavior.

Grading Policy

Three multiple choice exams of the problem-solving type, similar to the SAT math exam. There is no final exam.


Joel Watson. Strategy: An Introduction to Game Theory. Donald Saari. Decisions and Elections.


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