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Game Theory is one of the four optional subjects in the itinerary of Mathematics applied to Social Sciences. The other three subjects are Time Series, Social Choice Theory and Economics of Information and Uncertainty.
The subject is concerned with situation of strategic interdepence. This means that each agent recongnizes that her final payoffs or earnings depend not only on her own actions, but also on the actions of the other agents.
Game Theory is one of the most powerful tools in modern economic analysis and its applications extend to many situations that we will explore during this course.
Specific Competences (CE)
- To understand the most important models, concepts and results of game theory
- To be able to model and analyse multiperson decision problems as games
- To be familiar with the connections between game theory and the social sciences
- To apply game theoretic analysis to problems of competitive and cooperative interaction presented in the social sciences