Fall 2013 MBA Course

B8315-001: Game Theory and Business

MW - B Term, 10:45AM to 12:15PM

Location: URI 332

Instructor: Nachum Sicherman

Prerequisite(s): B6200


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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.


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Nachum Sicherman

ProfessorProfessor Sicherman analyzes the roles of education, job training, occupational and job mobility, moonlighting and retirement in the formation of careers. He currently studies the various effects of technological change on the U.S. labor market. In addition, Sicherman works with different medical groups on using cost-benefit analysis in medical decision making. A faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, he is...

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