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Spring 1998

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Spring 1998 (Tue 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Bunche 2209A) (Thu 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Bunche 2209A)


Click on the lecture in the schedule below for the slides.

Problem sets may be changed. Please check the discussion page to learn when the final versions of problems sets are posted. Problem sets are due at the beginning of lecture on the indicated date.

Week Date Lecture Assignment Due Section reading in Bierman and Fernandez Other Material
1 Tue Apr 7 Monopoly review problems     Spreadsheet
  Thu Apr 9 Duopoly and the Prisoner's Dilemma   review answers 1.1-1.4 Instructions for Public Goods Experiment
2 Tue Apr 14 Dominance and the Second Price Auction     1.5  
  Thu Apr 16 Iterated Dominance in the Cournot Model       Spreadsheet
3 Tue Apr 21 Nash Equilibrium and Coordination Games PS#1   1.6,1.7  
  Thu Apr 23 Cournot, Bertrand   PS#1 answers 2.1-2.5  
4 Tue Apr 28 Subgame Perfect Equilibrium     6.1-6.6  
  Thu Apr 30 Information Sets and the Normal Form     15.1,15.2  
5 Tue May 5 Stackelberg Equilibrium and Precommitment PS#2   6.7  
  Thu May 7 Discounting   PS#2 answers 9.5  
6 Tue May 12 Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma     9.1-9.5  
  Thu May 14 MIDTERM EXAM        
7 Tue May 19 Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma   midterm answers, midterm scores 9.1-9.5  
  Thu May 21 Long Run versus Short Run        
8 Tue May 26 Probability Theory, Conditional Probability and Bayes Law PS#3   15.3, 15.12  
  Thu May 28 Expected Utility Theory   PS#3 answers 10.1-10.8 Spreadsheet
9 Tue Jun 2 Mixed Strategy Equilibrium     10.4 Spreadsheet
  Thu Jun 4 Dynamic Programming PS#4      
10 Tue Jun 9 Types and Incomplete Information Cournot Competition   PS#4 answers 13.1-13.3  
  Thu Jun 11 The Revelation Principle     13.4-13.5  
11 Thu Jun 18 FINAL EXAM: 8:00AM - 11:00AM review problems review answers    
      final questions final answers, final scores