Game Theory (Reading)



  • 2017 Autumn/Monsoon (Aug - Dec)

Topics planned to be covered (depends on students doing the reading)
Strategic games: Nash equilibrium. Mixed, correlated and evolutionary equilibrium. Extensivegames with perfect information. Bargaining games, Repeated games. Extensive games with imperfect information. Sequential games.
Coalitional games - core, stable sets, Shapley value.
Potential games, learning dynamics and convergence to equilibria, games on networks, mechanism design.
Auction theory, VCG procedures.
Suggested Books:
A Course in Game Theory, Martin J. Osborne and Ariel Rubinstein,  MIT Press.
An introduction to game theory, Osborne, Martin J. (2004).
Fun and Games: A Text on Game Theory, Ken Binmore.
Auction theory. Krishna, Vijay (2002).