Game Theory and Strategic Behavior
College Bulletin - Course Catalog
   

ECON 012. Game Theory and Strategic Behavior


How should one bargain for a used car or mediate a contentious dispute? This course is an introduction to the study of strategic behavior and the field of game theory. We analyze situations of interactive decision making in which the participants attempt to predict and to influence the actions of others. We use examples from economics, business, biology, politics, sports, and everyday life.
Prerequisite: ECON 001 .
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for PEAC.
Spring 2018. Bayer.
Spring 2019. Bayer.
Catalog chapter: Economics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/economics


Check the Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses




Close Window