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

This course covers the theory of contracts and other economic mechanisms whose purpose is 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.


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Academic Year Term   Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2014-2015 Winter 2015 MECS-465-1 Contract Theory and Mechanism Design 21 1 Sandroni, Alvaro Fri 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (561) N