Game Theory

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Game Theory Syllabus DU

Unit 1 Normal form games.
The normal form; dominant and dominated strategies; dominance solvability; mixed strategies; Nash equilibrium; symmetric single population games; applications

Unit 2 Extensive form games with perfect information.
The game tree; strategies; subgame perfection; backward induction in finite games; commitment; bargaining; other applications

Unit 3 Simultaneous move games with incomplete information. Strategies; Bayesian Nash equilibrium; applications

Unit 4 Extensive form games with imperfect information.
Strategies; beliefs and sequential equilibrium; applications

Unit 5 Information economics.
Adverse selection; moral hazard; signalling games

Keywords
Normal form games, extensive form games, complete information, Nash equilibrium, subgame perfect equilibrium, incomplete information, Bayesian Nash equilibrium, sequential equilibrium


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