Postgraduate: Level 7
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 20 March 2020
01 May 2019
Requisites for this module
MA L10012 Economics,
MA L10024 Economics,
MSC L10012 Economics,
MSC L10024 Economics,
MSC L100EK Economics,
MSC L100KE Economics,
MSC L100PP Economics with Professional Placement,
MSC L100UH Economics,
MPH L10024 Economics,
MPH L10048 Economics,
MSD L10012 Economics,
MSD L10024 Economics,
PHD L10036 Economics,
PHD L10048 Economics,
PHD L10072 Economics,
PHP L10036 Economics,
PHP L10072 Economics
This is module builds on EC403: MRes Microeconomics (pre-requisite), EC404: MRes Macroeconomics, EC466: MRes Econometrics and covers topics in decision theory, game theory, and contract theory with an emphasis on mathematical formalism. The module will introduces the basic mathematical framework and methods that are relevant to research in these topics. Students who wish to take this module without the MRes modules indicated above should contact the module instructor.
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Feedback for this module will occur through class meetings where we will go over the answers to problem sets and where you will be able to ask questions about your own method of solution; answers that will be posted on the website for the module that will give you written guidance on the appropriate method to approach the problems, assignments, and tests; and academic support hours where any additional questions can be addressed. You should be sure that you use these methods to understand how to improve your own performance.
- Fudenberg, Drew; Tirole, Jean. (c1991) Game theory, Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.
- Muthoo, Abhinay. (1999) Bargaining theory with applications, New York: Cambridge University Press.
- Laffont, Jean-Jacques; Martimort, David. (c2002) The theory of incentives: the principal-agent model, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.
- Osborne, Martin J. (2009) Introduction to Game Theory, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Salanié, Bernard. (2005) The economics of contracts: a primer, Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.
- Osborne, Martin J.; Rubinstein, Ariel. (c1994) A course in game theory, Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.
- Mas-Colell, Andreu; Whinston, Michael Dennis; Green, Jerry R. (1995) Microeconomic theory, New York: Oxford University Press.
The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course. The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students. Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list.
|Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Jayant Ganguli
For further information, send a message to
Dr Francis Kiraly
Available via Moodle
Of 43 hours, 41 (95.3%) hours available to students:
2 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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