[ 971MECOSPTU10 ] IK Game Theory

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
2 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Economics Wolfgang Frimmel 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Economics 2019W
Objectives Students will apply the concepts studied in the KS Game Theory to practical examples in fields of economics and business, e.g. competition in oligopolistic markets or stability of cartels. The Intensifying Course is highly integrated with the course Game theory
  • Representation of games
  • Dominance and rationalizability
  • Nash equilibrium
  • Subgame perfekt Nash equilibrium
  • Repeated games
  • Bayesian games
  • Signalling games
Criteria for evaluation Tests, problem sets
Methods Presentations
Language English
Study material Robert Gibbons, 1992, A Primer in Game Theory Martin J. Osborne, 2004, An Introduction to Game Theory
Changing subject? No
Further information It is not recommended to attend the intensifying course only, without being familiar with the content of the course Game Theory
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 40
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority