Game Theory and Socioeconomic Models

Basic information

Workload: 

45 hours

Syllabus: 

Games and strategies. Representations in the extensive form and in the normal form. Sequential games and simultaneous games. Dominant and dominated strategies. Mixed strategies. Nash equilibria. Balance stability, evolutionary games. Repeated games. Correlated balances. Games with asymmetric information. Perfect Bayesian balance, signaling, adverse selection and moral hazard.  

Bibliography

Mandatory: 

•    Binmore, K. G. (2007). Playing for Real. A Text On Game Theory. Oxford University Press. 
•    Fiani, R. (2006). Game Theory, with Applications in Economics, Business Administration and Social Sciences. Campus. 
•    Gintis, H. (2009). Game Theory Evolving. Princeton University Press. 
•    Gintis, H. (2009). The Bounds of Reason. Game Theory And The Unification Of The Behavioral Sciences. Princeton University Press. 
•    Kreps, D.M. (1990). Game Theory and Economic Modeling. Oxford University Press. 
•    Myerson, R. B. (1997). Game Theory. Analysis of Conflict. Harvard University Press.