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Last approved: Sat, 01 Sep 2018 08:00:41 GMT

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EC (Economics)
468
032639
Dual-Level Course
No
Cross-listed Course
No
Game Theory
Game Theory
Poole College of Management
Economics (20EC)
Term Offering
Fall and Spring
Offered Every Year
Fall 2018
Previously taught as Special Topics?
Yes
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Course Prefix/NumberSemester/Term OfferedEnrollment
EC 495SP1840
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
3
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture3
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Course Is Repeatable for Credit
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Thayer Morrill
Associate Professor of Economics

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture140NoOne section per semester, anticipate around 40-45 per semester
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Prerequisite: EC 301

Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
Studies the competitive and cooperative behavior that results when several parties with conflicting interests must work together. Learn how to use game theory to analyze situations of potential conflict. Applications are drawn from economics, business, and political science.

This course is very popular among Economics majors and filled the last time it was offered. It is an important topic in the discipline.


No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
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Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes:


1) Model situations of strategic interaction


2) Analyze the equilibria for various strategic tensions


3) Identify allocation problems that utilize a non-market solution


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Multiple exams60%Three exams at 20% each
Homework10%TBD
Final Exam30%Final exam

aeherget (Wed, 25 Jul 2018 18:05:53 GMT): Rollback: AECHH: Rollback because the pending items were not addressed 7/25/2018.
aeherget (Wed, 01 Aug 2018 20:29:01 GMT): AECHH: updating course length and clarifying requisites at initiator's instruction via phone call 8/1/2018.
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