Microeconomic Theory and Applications

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Strategic Sophistication

The course begins with a couple of lectures on behavioral game theory, before turning to selected topics in microeconomic theory. In this part, students present and discuss papers.

  • Behavioral Game Theory
  • Herding
  • Cheap Talk
  • Consumer Search
  • Platforms
  • Information Design/Bayesian Persuasion
  • Auctions

Additional topics can be added according to your preferences. If the number of students permits, each student has to present a paper of her choice as an oral examination.

Participants should have a good knowledge of Microeconomics and Game Theory. They should be willing:

  • to participate actively in lectures and classes,
  • to read the original literature,
  • to present theoretical models from the literature

Lecture/tutorial take place Tuesdays, 10-12, Room 301 in Ludwigstr 28 VG and Thursdays, 8:30-10, Room M203, Main Building.