[ 977PADMGATK22 ] KS Game Theory

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Economics Wolfgang Frimmel 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Economic and Business Analytics 2022W
Objectives The course is a methodological course to analyze strategic behavior of agents. The course introduces basic concepts of non-cooperative game theory in combination with applications dealing with competition in oligopolistic markets, sequential bargaining, limit pricing, credence goods, political competition or cartels. In this course we will focus on decision making in economic and business settings.
  • Representation of games
  • Dominance and rationalizability
  • Nash equilibrium
  • Subgame perfekt Nash equilibrium
  • Repeated games
  • Bayesian games
  • Signalling games
Criteria for evaluation Exam
Methods Presentation
Study material Robert Gibbons, 1992, A Primer in Game Theory Martin J. Osborne, 2004, An Introduction to Game Theory
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority