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ECON 159: Game Theory

ECON 159: Game Theory is offered online.

Topics: Economic History, General History, Economics


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This course is an introduction to game theory and strategic thinking. Ideas such as dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment, credibility, asymmetric information, adverse selection, and signaling are discussed and applied to games played in class and to examples drawn from economics, politics, the movies, and elsewhere.


  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Ben Polak
  • Institution: Open Yale Courses
  • Topics: Economic History, General History, Economics

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About Open Yale Courses: Open Yale Courses (OYC) provides lectures and other materials from selected Yale College courses to the public free of charge via the Internet. The courses span the full range of liberal arts disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences.

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