General Information on the Course This a basic course on Non Cooperative Game Theory, including Normal Form and Extensive Form games. The class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:15 to 12:30 am, in Blegen Hall 115. Recitation classes are on Thursdays, Blegen Hall 435, from 4:00 to 5:15. The syllabus is below.
Teacher
Professor ALDO RUSTICHINI arust@econ.umn.edu Course: ECON 8003 MICROECONOMIC THEORY (NonCooperative Game Theory) Number of credits: 2
The course covers the basic notions of Game Theory, Normal Form and Extensive Form games. These are the topics:
Textbooks There is no specific textbook. References that are going to be used include:
An easier introduction to the course is the textbook of Joel Watson, Strategy, An Introduction to Game Theory, W.W. Norton and Company. We will refer to this as W. This book is a good introduction if you are not familiar with some of the basic concepts, but is not adequate to the level of the course.
Grades and Exams Homeworks are going to be assigned on a regular basis, and the solution discussed in class. There is going to be
Homeworks count for 25 per cent of the final grade; the Midterm for 35 per cent; the Final exam for 40 per cent.  Course activity and Homeworks  Exams
