[ 971MECOSPTU10 ] IK Game Theory

Es ist eine neuere Version 2019W dieser LV im Curriculum Masterstudium Economics 2020W vorhanden.
Workload Ausbildungslevel Studienfachbereich VerantwortlicheR Semesterstunden Anbietende Uni
2 ECTS M1 - Master 1. Jahr Volkswirtschaftslehre Franz Hackl 1 SSt Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Quellcurriculum Masterstudium Economics 2015S
Ziele Students will learn how to analyse strategic behaviour using game theory as well as focus on examples in fields of economics and business. For example, the course will examine competition in oligopolistic markets and analyse likely (and unlikely) outcomes of this type of competition.
  • The concepts of games: players, actions, strategies, payoffs, preferences.
  • The concepts of equilibria: Nash, mixed-strategy, subgame-perfect.
  • Areas of application: Non-cooperative settings, market structure (Cournot, Bertrand, Stackelberg)
  • Other theoretical game concepts: dominance, weak dominance, backward induction, best responses
Beurteilungskriterien Grading is based on:

  • the number of exercises solved
  • the quality of student solutions
Lehrmethoden Take-home exercises
Abhaltungssprache Englisch
Literatur Martin J. Osborne, 2004, An Introduction to Game Theory, Oxford University Press.
Lehrinhalte wechselnd? Nein
Teilungsziffer 40
Zuteilungsverfahren Zuteilung nach Vorrangzahl