MAS348 Game Theory 2017-2018
Lecturer: Dr M. Katzman
Cooperative games-- pure strategies (3 lectures)
Nash equilibria in Economics: monopolies, duopolies and oligopolies (2 lectures)
Cooperative games-- mixed strategies (3 lectures)
Sequential games (5 lectures)
Repeated games (4 lectures)
Bayesian games (3 lectures)
A pdf version of the syllabus can be found
Lectures' slides and notes
The material in the slides in compact format.
The following texts are
excellent and each contains all the material in MAS348, (and much
more). I encourage you to read the relevant sections in them.
M. J. Osborne. An introduction to game theory, Oxford
University Press (2003). (Library
K. G. Binmore. Playing for real : a
text on game theory, Oxford University Press (2007). (Library
Four questions (no choice), 2.5 hours.
The 2013-14 exam and its solution.
The 2014-15 exam and its solution.
The 2015-16 exam and its solution.
The 2016-17 exam and its solution.
A Mock exam used in 2013-14 and solution.
An FT article on the relevance of the Median Voter Theorem to our current state of affairs.
An article on Nash equilibrium in The Economist.
The game of Chomp! and a Chomp! strategy book.
Some common games refered to in the course: Chess, Tic-Tac-Toe (aka noughts and crosses)
Braess's Paradox in action!