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Contract Theory and Mechanism Design (MECS-465-1)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:
Theory of contracts and other economic mechanisms aiming to overcome problems of asymmetric information. Topics include revelation principle and mechanism design, static and dynamic moral hazard and adverse selection, principal-agent models, nonlinear pricing, bargaining, optimal regulation, incomplete contracts, incentive contracts in general equilibrium, bidding, and the theory of organizations.

Prerequisites:
None

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Academic Year Term   Session Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2015-2016 Winter 2016 10 Weeks MECS-465-1 Contract Theory and Mechanism Design 21 1 Sandroni, Alvaro Wed 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Evanston Jacobs (586) N
2016-2017 Winter 2017 10 Weeks MECS-465-1 Contract Theory and Mechanism Design 21 1 Sandroni, Alvaro Wed 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston TBD (Room TBA) N