Games and Behavior
This course applies game theory and behavioral economics toward understanding interactive human behavior, otherwise known as strategic decision-making. A major theme of the course is that game theory describes how people should behave in order to achieve certain objectives, while behavioral economics highlights many ways in which actual behavior deviates from what is individually optimal—primarily because of cognitive limitations and perceptual biases. By investigating these two subfields of economics, the course provides fundamental insights into human motivation and interaction in markets,
Offered every other year beginning 2018-19.
ECON 100 or MGMT 200
This course is open to MBA students only.
Open to graduate students only.