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Selected Topics in Economic Theory (MECS-468-2)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:
Students are exposed to the classic and cutting-edge papers in the area of repeated games with incomplete information, or more commonly known as reputation models. The course begins with the classic papers (Kreps, Wilson, Milgrom and Roberts) with further study focusing on Fudenberg and Levine's model, bargaining games (Abreu and Gul), and the recent developments in repeated games equally patient players. The first half of the class consists of lectures; the second half shifts to student presentations, drawing from applied or theory papers. Grading is based on student presentations and class participation.

Prerequisites:
None

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Academic Year Term   Session Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2014-2015 Winter 2015 10 Weeks MECS-468-2 Selected Topics in Economic Theory 21 1 Schummer, James Thu 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Evanston Jacobs (165) N
2015-2016 Spring 2016 10 Weeks MECS-468-2 Selected Topics in Economic Theory 21 1 TBD Evanston TBD (TBD) N