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Game Theory & Business

Spring 2009 MBA Course

B5301-002: Game Theory & Business

MW - B Term, 10:45AM to 12:15PM
Location: WJW 208
Previous Terms Offered: Spring, Summer

Instructor: Paolo Siconolfi

In most business circumstances, managers and organizations take decisions that affect each other. We call such situations "games." Game Theory provides a framework for analyzing and predicting behaviors and outcomes in situations of strategic interaction. The goal of this course is to provide students with the essential tools of game theory, and demonstrate their use by applying them to a variety business situations and cases.