Game Theory and Mathematical Economics

This mentored reading course is intended to provide an introduction to game theory and mathematical economics. This course would be a good fit for both undergraduate and master’s level students in mathematics/statistics who are interested in learning more about how mathematics and statistics are used in economics and related social sciences.

  • References: Osborne & Rubinstein A Course in Game Theory (MIT, 1e, 1994)
  • Prerequisites: The level of this reading course can vary from advanced undergraduate to doctoral level depending on student interest. Having completed the calculus sequence would be the bare minimum.
  • Meetings: Once per week from Sept 1, 2022 to Dec 15, 2022
  • Type: Reading
  • Size: 3-5 students

Instructor: Brian Roberson, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics & Statistics, Purdue University

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