Curricula and Syllabi in Game Theory

Ben Polak, Yale

Part of the Open Yale service, this course is an introduction to game theory and strategic thinking. Ideas such as dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment, credibility, asymmetric information, adverse selection, and signalling are discussed and applied to games played in class and to examples drawn from economics, politics, the movies, and elsewhere. It is taught by Ben Polak and features videos, audio, course syllabus and lecture notes.

Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Muhamet Yildiz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Detailed lecture notes, slides, problem sets and exam questions from Muhamet Yildiz's 'Economic applications of game theory' course in 2004. The syllabus, lecture notes, slides, exams and problem sets are available to download as PDF files. It includes supplementary notes on rationaliazability, partnership games and forward induction.

Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike (CC-BY-NC-SA)
John Hillas, University of Auckland

Current and past materials from an introductory Game Theory course. It includes recommended readings, problem sets, a 95-page PDF booklet of lecture notes, and past exam papers with answers.

Not known: assume All Rights Reserved

Study skills for Economics students

Our site Studying Economics has tips including writing and referencing, revision, and help with maths.

Know your rights, respect others'

This short video explains your rights to use material found online. Click in the bottom right to view full-screen.