- 1 The objective of the course is to provide the basic microeconomic tools to be used in the analysis of problems of resource allocation by economists working in research, in businees or in various organisations. The course adopts both a positive and a normative approach. It includes recent advances of the theory and aims at develop-ing the capacity to apply economic concepts to real-world problems.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
The first part of the course will be devoted to an introduction to game theory (basic concepts of dominant, undominated, rationalizable strategies, Nash, Bayesian Nash and subgame perfect Nash equilibrium) with some applications. The second part will be devoted to topics in social choice theory (the Arrow theorem), bargaining theory and information economics.
Lectures and exercises sessions
The grade will be determined by a final written examination
Homeworks for the exercises sessions available on Moodle