Game Theory studies of interactions between people, corporations, institutions, or countries in which each player recognizes their strategic interdependence with the other players in the game. Many economic decisions in the real world have such strategic interdependence. This course uses game theory as the fundamental concept to examine the economic incentives in real-world applications, e.g., climate change, political elections, business strategy, management-labor relations etc. 3 undergraduate credit hours
This course counts as hours in the economics major (it will be adjusted on the DARS for students declared in the economics major) ~ it will not count as independent study credit.
ECON 102 (Microeconomic Principles)
ECON 103 (Macroeconomic Principles)
MATH 220 or MATH 221 (Calculus 1)
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Econ 199 Intro to Game Theory and Economic Incentives Jose Vazquez Past Syllabus
*We do not have a past syllabus for Bei Yang ~ his course will not follow the same syllabus as Jose Vazquez
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