Spring 2011 MBA Course

B5301-001: Game Theory & Business

TR - B Term, 09:00AM to 10:30AM

Location: URI 141

Previous Terms Offered: Spring, Summer

Instructor: Marina Halac

Prerequisite(s): B6006


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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.



Marina Halac

Associate ProfessorProfessor Halac's research interests are in the areas of contract theory, game theory, and organizational economics. Her current work focuses on the design of self-enforcing incentives and the structure of relationships in environments of asymmetric information. Halac teaches Game Theory in the MBA core course.

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