This course looks at both what economic theory (specifically a field known as game theory) has to say about strategic interactions and what economic agents (experimental subjects) actually do when faced with strategic
A large number of in-class experiments (with real money payoffs) will be conducted in order to either identify systematic deviations or to confirm theoretical predictions. Students will learn new material first by
in experiments and then by studying related economic theory.
This course will investigate some of the major subject areas that have been addressed by laboratory and field experiments including market behavior, individual decision-making, strategic and sequential games, bargaining, auctions, public goods, cooperation, trust and gender effects.
COURSE FORMAT: Lecture
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON Grading Mode: Student Option
Prerequisites: ECON301 OR ECON302 Links to Web Resources For This Course.
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