ECON 316 • Fall 2021 • Hood College
Learn the different types of games and modeling techniques to understand strategic interactions.
By the end of this course, you will:
- Recognize different types of strategic interactions across different domains (e.g. economics, business, political science, biology, etc.)
- Recognize common types of games, e.g. prisoners’ dilemma, stag hunt, battle of the sexes, chicken, hawk-dove
- Solve for equilibria of games in normal form, extended form, in pure & mixed strategies, with perfect and imperfect information
- Understand the role of information, sequencing, credible commitments, repetition, etc.
- Become familiar with some of the economics (and other) literatures that use game theoretic tools
- Use game theory tools to explore a topic in writing