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PSC 393LEC - Game Theory & Politics
Lecture
Game Theory & Politics ZAG Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   23974   Enrollment Capacity:   49
Section:   ZAG   Enrollment Total:   49
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   0
Dates:   02/01/2021 - 05/07/2021   Status:   CLOSED
Days, Time:   T R , 9:35 AM - 10:50 AM
Room:   Remote view map
Location:   Remote      
  Course Description
This course provides an introduction to game-theoretic models in political science. Game theory assumes that individuals act strategically to best pursue their goals, or maximize their welfare (utility), contingent on their expectations about the incentives faced by others whose decisions will influence the relative payoff of their action. The course will explore the fundamental assumptions that game-theoretical models make about human behavior as well as how individuals act strategically in contexts where information asymmetries exist that prevent them from perfectly anticipating the decisions of other actors. Depending on the instructor, the course will cover the application of game-theoretic models to topics in international relations or domestic politics.
  Instructor(s)
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  On-line Resources
Other Courses Taught By: Zagare