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Spring 2003

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Tue 12:30 AM - 1:45 AM Haines 39

The 12:30 AM - 1:45 AM Haines 39


  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. Hard copy problem sets are due at 5:45 pm and email problem sets at 9 pm on the indicated date.




Assignment Due

reading in Gibbons

Other Material

1 Tue Apr 1 Monopoly     Spreadsheet
elasticity 1, 2
  Section REVIEW OF ECON 11      
  Thu Apr 3 Duopoly and the Prisoner's Dilemma   1.1 Basic Theory  
 2 Tue Apr 8 Dominance and the Second Price Auction      
  Section Lagrange Multipliers, Second Price Auctions review problems, mswordreview answers    
  Thu Apr 10 Iterated Dominance and the Cournot Model     Spreadsheet, More About Cournot

Fri Apr 11    PS#1, msword, answers    
Tue Apr 15 Nash Equilibrium and Coordination Games       
  Section Review PS#1      
  Thu Apr 17 Cournot, Bertrand   1.2 Applications  
 4 Tue Apr 22 Subgame Perfect Equilibrium   2.1A Theory: Backwards Induction  
  Section Lab      
  Thu Apr 24 Information Sets and the Normal Form   2.4 Dynamic Games of Complete but Imperfect Information  
 5 Tue Apr 29 Stackelberg Equilibrium and Precommitment PS#2, msword, answers 2.1B Stackelberg Model of Duopoly  
  Section Extensive Form Games      
  Thu May 1 Discounting   2.3B Theory: Infinitely Repeated Games discounting a, b 
  Fri May 2 deadline for regrading of PS #1      
 6 Tue May 6 Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma   2.3A Theory: Two-Stage Repeated Games Repeated Games Step By Step
  Section Review PS#2      
  Thu May 8 MIDTERM EXAM midterm answers, midterm scores    
 7 Tue May 13 The Folk Theorem   2.3B Theory: Infinitely Repeated Games  
  Section Return and review midterm      
  Thu May 15 Long Run versus Short Run PS#3, msword, answers    

Fri May 16 deadline for regrading of PS #2      
 8 Tue May 20 Probability Theory, Conditional Probability and Bayes Law      
  Section Review PS#3      
  Thu May 22 Expected Utility Theory     Spreadsheet
9 Tue May 27 Mixed Strategy Equilibrium   1.3A Mixed Strategies Spreadsheet
  Section War of Attrition      
  Thu May 29 Dynamic Programming PS#4, msword, answers    
  Fri May 30 deadline for regrading of PS #3 and the midterm      
10 Tue Jun 3 Types and Incomplete Information Cournot Competition   3.1A An Example: Cournot Competition under Asymmetric Information  
  Section Review PS#4 review problems, mswordreview answers    
  Thu Jun 5 The Revelation Principle   3.3 The Revelation Principle  
11 Wed Jun 11
8 am
FINAL EXAM final answers, final scores