Game Theory

Basic information

Workload: 

45 hours

Prerequisite: 

Does not exist.

Syllabus: 

Simultaneous games: normal form, mixed strategies, Nash equilibria. Minimax and zero-sum games. Correlated balances. Algorithms for determining equilibria.
Sequential games: extensive representation, perfect balance in sub-games, games with imperfect information. Repeated games and popular theorem
 

Bibliography

Mandatory: 

·       Binmore, Ken - Playing for Real. A Text on Game Theory. Oxford University Press
·       Fudenberg, Drew e Tirole, Jean - Game Theory. MIT Press.
·       Nisam, Noam - Algorithmic Game Theory. Cambridge University Press (disponível online em http://www.cambridge.org/journals/nisan/downloads/Nisan_Non-printable.pdf)

Complementary: 

·       Gibbons, Robert - Game Theory for Applied Economists. Princeton University Press
·       Myerson, R. B. - Game Theory: Analysis of Conflict. Harvard University Press
·       Gintis, Herbert - Game Theory Evolving: A Problem-Centered Introduction to Modeling Strategic Interaction. Princeton University Press
·       Smith, J. M. - Evolution and the Theory of Games - Cambridge University Press
·       Friedman, Daniel e  Sinervo, Barry. Evolutionary Games in Natural, Social, and Virtual Worlds. Oxford University Press.