Spring 2014 MBA Course

B8315-001: Game Theory and Business

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

Location: URI 142

Instructor: Alessandro Citanna

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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Alessandro Citanna

Adjunct ProfessorProfessor Citanna has taught at several business schools in the United States and Canada and is now full professor of economics and finance at Yeshiva University. His research focuses on a systemic and structural view of economic problems and of financial markets. His main contributions are in the areas of financial innovation, incomplete financial markets, information economics and matching markets.

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