This course was a survey of the main ideas and techniques of game-theoretic analysis related to bargaining, conflict, and negotiation. As such, the course emphasized the identification and analysis of archetypal strategic situations frequently occurring in bargaining situations. Analyses of common scenarios, such as the prisoner's dilemma, sealed-bid auctions or right-of-first-refusal negotiations, provided intriguing and useful insights into negotiation and bargaining. 


Key Topics:

  • Simultaneous moves

  • Dominance

  • Dynamic Games

  • Commitment

  • Bargaining

  • Auctions

  • Signaling

  • Social Games

  • Politics



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