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PCP02/NAM-VII Game Theory/Advanced Course in Microeconomics 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Public Choice
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student will know how to analyse economic decisions made under uncertainty, will be able to handle problems that involve risk seeking or risk averse behaviour as well as problems that involve cases of imperfect information. Additionally, students will become familiar with game theory to understand and analyse strategies employed by firms or individuals.

General description

-Uncertainty, risk and reward
-Welfare theory: efficiency and justice
-Strategic behaviour and game theory
-Imperfect information

Enrolment for University Studies

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Katri Sieberg, Teacher responsible


23-Oct-2018 – 28-Nov-2018
Lectures 20 hours
Tue 23-Oct-2018 - 20-Nov-2018 weekly at 10-12, Pinni A building 3103
Thu 25-Oct-2018 - 22-Nov-2018 weekly at 10-12, Pinni A building 3103
Thu 29-Nov-2018 at 10-12, Main building D13, Exam
Tue 4-Dec-2018 at 10-12, Pinni B4115, Make-up exam
Exercises 8 hours
Wed 7-Nov-2018 - 28-Nov-2018 weekly at 12-14, Main building A06, Exceptions in classroom: 21.11 in Main building A05

Study materials

1. Material mentioned during lectures.

2. Cowell, Frank (2018): Microeconomics - Principles and Analysis, 2nd edition. Oxford University Press. (chapters 8-11; the 1st edition can also be used)

3. Aliprantis, Charalambos D. & Chakrabarti, Subir K. (2000): Games and Decision Making. Oxford University Press. (only applicable parts; later editions can also be used)

Further information

There are some places for master level exchange students. Previous studies in microeconomics, macroeconomics and mathematical economics is required.

Compensation in Economics: KATTAS21B Advanced Course in Microeconomics II 5 ECTS