Lecture Notes

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Below is a selection of lecture notes and recitation notes that approximate chronologically the topics and themes listed on the calendar.

Lec # Topics Lecture Notes
1 Introduction to Game Theory Lecture (PDF)#

Slides (PDF)
2 Theory of Choice Lecture (PDF)#

Slides (PDF)
3-6 Representations of Games

Extensive Forms and Normal Forms

How to Play?

Dominant Strategy Equilibrium and Iterative Elimination of Strictly
Dominated Strategies

Nash Equilibrium
Lecture (PDF)#

Slides (PDF 1) (PDF 2) (PDF 3) (PDF 4)
7-9 Backward Induction

Subgame Perfection

Sequential Bargaining
Lecture (PDF)#

Slides (PDF 1) (PDF 2)#
10-11 Subgame-Perfect Equilibrium and Applications

Applications of SPE and Single Deviation-Principle
Slides (PDF 1)# (PDF 2)
12-13 Repeated Games

Finitely and Infinitely Repeated Games with Observable Actions
Lecture (PDF)#

Slides (PDF 1) (PDF 2)
15-18 Static Games with Incomplete Information

Lecture (PDF 1)# (PDF 2)#

Slides (PDF 1) (PDF 2)

Recitation Notes

Recitation 1 (PDF)

Recitation 2 (PDF)

Recitation 3 (PDF)

Recitation 4 (PDF)

Recitation 5 (PDF)