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Thu 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Fowler A103B
Tue 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Fowler A103B
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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 3 pm on the indicated date.
Bierman and Fernandez reading is optional. Chapters numbers are from 2nd edition of the book; chapter titles are given as well.
reading in Bierman and Fernandez
|1||Tue Apr 2||Monopoly||Spreadsheet
elasticity 1, 2
|Section||REVIEW OF ECON 11|
|Thu Apr 4||Duopoly and the Prisoner's Dilemma||1.1 (Nash Equilibrium: Introduction)-1.4 (Dominant Strategy Equilibrium)|
|2||Tue Apr 9||Dominance and the Second Price Auction||1.5 (Iterated Dominant Strategy Equilibrium)|
|Section||Lagrange Multipliers, Second Price Auctions||review problems, review answers|
|Thu Apr 11||Iterated Dominance and the Cournot Model||Spreadsheet, More About Cournot|
|3||Tue Apr 16||Nash Equilibrium and Coordination Games||1.6 (Nash Equilibrium),1.7 (Focal Point Equilibrium)|
|Section||Lab: Simultaneous Move Games|
|Thu Apr 18||Cournot, Bertrand||PS#1, answers||2 (Oligopoly, entire chapter)|
|4||Tue Apr 23||Subgame Perfect Equilibrium||6.1 (Subgame Perfect Equilibrium: Introduction)-6.6 (A Second Example: Software Game)|
|Thu Apr 25||Information Sets and the Normal Form||15.1 (Perfect Bayesian Equilibrium: Introduction),15.2 (Information Sets)|
|5||Tue Apr 30||Stackelberg Equilibrium and Precommitment||PS#2, answers||6.7 (The Stackelberg Duopoly Game)|
|Section||Lab: Extensive Form Games|
|Thu May 2||Discounting||9.5 (Repeated Games and Dynamic Competition: A Second Modification - Discounting the Future)||discounting a, b|
|6||Tue May 7||Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma||9.1 (Introduction)-9.5||Repeated Games Step By Step|
|Thu May 9||MIDTERM EXAM||midterm answers, midterm scores|
|Fri May 10||Deadline for regrading of PS #1|
|7||Tue May 14||The Folk Theorem||9.1-9.5|
|Section||Return and review midterm|
|Thu May 16||Long Run versus Short Run||PS#3, answers|
|8||Tue May 21||Probability Theory, Conditional Probability and Bayes Law||15.3 (Perfect Bayesian Equilibrium: Bayes' Theorem), 15.12 (Appendix)|
|Section||Lab: Dynamic and Bayesian Games|
|Thu May 23||Expected Utility Theory||10 (Uncertainty and Expected Utility: Introduction, entire chapter)||Spreadsheet|
|Fri May 24||Deadline for regrading of PS #2|
|9||Tue May 28||Mixed Strategy Equilibrium||10.4 (Endogenous Uncertainty in Static Games)||Spreadsheet|
|Section||Review PS#3, War of Attrition|
|Thu May 30||Dynamic Programming||PS#4, answers|
|10||Tue Jun 4||Types and Incomplete Information Cournot Competition||13.1 (Bayesian Nash Equilibrium: Introduction)-13.3 (Mixed Strategies Reinterpreted)|
|Section||Review PS#4||review problems, review answers|
|Thu Jun 6||The Revelation Principle||13.4 (The Revelation Principle and Game Design)-13.5 (Summary)|
|LAST WEEK REVIEW SCHEDULE|
|11||Wed Jun 12
|FINAL EXAM||final answers, final scores|