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Game theory and rationality

Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)


The content of the course will be influenced by the students attending it (i.e. other topics may be added to the following list). Topics covered in previous years' version of the course include:

Basic game-theoretic concepts, theory and principles of rational decision-making, backward induction and the rationality paradox, analysis of repeated interaction, tragedy of the commons, evolutionary game theory, public good games, agent-based models in economics, behavioral economics and the environment, bargaining theory and dynamic games.

Prerequisites and selection


Bachelors degree in phyisics, mathematics, or equivalent.