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Course Coordinator and Team: Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya
Email of course coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Knowledge of calculus and probability at the 10+2 level. Familiarity with microeconomics at the B.A. (Hons.) level would be helpful but not absolutely essential.
Aim: Game Theory I deals with the classical core of noncooperative game theory. It familiarises students with the problems dealt with in game theory, games in extensive and strategic form and the solution concepts of rationalizability, Nash equilibrium and the refinements of Nash equilibrium. Empirical evidence from laboratory and field experiments will be introduced where appropriate and simple experiments would be conducted in class to help students see how actual behaviour may depart from the prediction of these classical solution concepts.
On successful completion of this course students would be able to:
Brief description of modules/ Main modules:
Assessment Details with weights:
Class test: best two of three
In-class examinations with problems, proofs and reflective questions covering modules 1-3, 3-4 and 5-6 respectively.
In-class examinations with problems, proofs and reflective questions covering the entire course.