Game Theory for Economists


Lecture 1 - Definition of Game Theory and Rational Choice


Lecture 2 - Interacting Decision Makers


Lecture 3 - Strategic Games : Examples


Lecture 4 - Matching Pennies, Stag Hunt and Nash Equilibrium


Lecture 5 - Examples of Nash Equilibrium


Lecture 6 - Altruism and Prisoner’s Dilemma


Lecture 7 - Variants Stag Hunt Game, Hawk Dove and Coordination Game


Lecture 8 - Public Good Provision, Strict Nash Equilibrium


Lecture 9 - Best Response Functions


Lecture 10 - Strictly and Weakly Dominated Action


Lecture 11 - Application of Weak Domination: Voting


Lecture 12 - Symmetric Games and Symmetric Equilibrium


Lecture 13 - Cournot Model of Oligopoly


Lecture 14 - Different Aspects of Cournot Model


Lecture 15 - Further Aspects of Cournot Model


Lecture 16 - Cournot & Bertrand Models


Lecture 17 - Different Aspects of Bertrand Model


Lecture 18 - Electoral Competition 1


Lecture 19 - Different Aspects of Hotelling Model


Lecture 20 - Hotteling Model: Concluding Remarks


Lecture 21 - War of Attrition


Lecture 22 - Second Price Sealed Bid Auction


Lecture 23 - Further Aspects of Second Price Auction


Lecture 24 - First Price Auction


Lecture 25 - All Pay Auction, Multi Unit Auction


Lecture 26 - Accident Laws


Lecture 27 - Mixed Strategy Nash Equilibrium: Introduction


Lecture 28 - Mixed Strategy, Mixed Strategy Equilibrium


Lecture 29 - Mixed Strategy Equilibrium: Concept and Examples


Lecture 30 - Characterisation of Mixed Strategy Equilibrium


Lecture 31 - Dominated Actions and Iterated Elimination


Lecture 32 - Rationalisability and Beliefs


Lecture 33 - Extensive Games: Introduction


Lecture 34 - Strategy and Equilibrium


Lecture 35 - Nash Equilibrium and Its Problems


Lecture 36 - Subgame Perfect Nash Equilibrium


Lecture 37 - Backward Induction


Lecture 38 - Backward Induction: Exercises


Lecture 39 - Ultimatum Game


Lecture 40 - Stackelberg Duopoly Model