3 Credits (3 Contact Hours)Introduction to the formal analysis of strategic interaction among rational, self-interested rivals. Basic theoretical aspects of games are discussed and applied to such topics as bargaining, voting, auctions, and oligopoly. Preq: ECON 3140 and either MATH 1060 or MATH 2070; or ECON 4300.
This 4000-level course has a 6000-level counterpart. Students should refer to the Graduate Announcements for the 6000-level description and requirements.