Calendar

Lec # topics key dates
1 Introduction
2 Static Games Homework 1 out
3 The Nash Equilibrium and Mixed Strategies
4 Strict Dominance, Rationalizability, Correlated Equilibrium Homework 1 due

Homework 2 out
5 Existence of NE, Pricing Congestion Game
6 Existence of Nash and Correlated Equilibrium
7 Supermodular Games Homework 2 due
8 Potential Games
9 Computing Equilibria in Games Homework 3 out
10 Learning in Games Homework 3 due
11 Fictitious Play and Extensions
12 Extensions of Fictitious Play
13 Extensive Form Games with Perfect Information
14 Ultimatum Game, Rubinstein-Stahl Model of Bargaining Homework 4 out
15 Nash Bargaining Solution
16 Repeated Games with Perfect Monitoring Homework 4 due
17 Repeated Games, Folk Theorems Homework 5 out
18 Static Games with Incomplete Information, Bayesian NE Homework 5 due
19 Auctions, Revenue Equivalence Principle
20 Mechanism Design and the Revelation Principle
21 Optimal Mechanisms, Efficient Mechanisms (VCG) Homework 6 out
22 VCG Applications, Budget Balancing
23 Guest Lecture Homwork 6 due
24-25 Project Presentations
Final Papers