The Ohio State University

Econ 5001--Game Theory

Professor James Peck

 

Fall 2017, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:10 - 12:30, Arps Hall 012.

Office hours for Fall 2017:  (440 Arps Hall)  Tuesdays 2-3 and Wednesdays 10-11.

 

Note: There will be no class on Thursday, September 21.

    

 

1.  Syllabus, Fall 2017

 

2.  Homeworks

Homework #1 (due Thursday, September 7)

Homework #1 Answers

Homework #2 (due Thursday, September 14)

Homework #2 Answers

Homework #3 (due Tuesday, October 10)

Homework #3 Answers

Homework #4 (due Thursday, October 19, at 11:10 am. I plan to go over the answers in class.)

Homework #4 Answers

Homework #5 (due Tuesday, November 14)

Homework #5 Answers

Homework #6 (due Tuesday, December 5, at 11:10 sharp)

 

 

 

 

    Extra Credit Opportunity

    Extra Practice Problems (for the final)

    Answers to Extra Practice Problems

 

   

  

3.  Lecture Slides

    Introduction to Game Theory and Extensive Form Games

    Normal Form Games

    Mixed Strategies and Expected Payoffs, Rationality and Common Knowledge

    Dominance and Best Response

    Rationalizability and Iterated Dominance

    Nash Equilibrium

    Example of Nash Equilibrium with Congestion Externalities

    Oligopoly Games and Voting Games

    Mixed Strategy Nash Equilibrium

    Details of the Extensive Form

    Backward Induction and Subgame Perfection

    Repeated Games

    Incomplete Information

    Bayesian Nash Equilibrium

    Conditional Probabilities and Bayes' Rule

    Perfect Bayesian Equilibrium

 

 

 

4.  Miscellaneous

Midterm 2 (exam 1) Fall 2017

Midterm 2 Answers Fall 2017

Midterm 1 (exam A) Fall 2017

Midterm 1 Answers Fall 2017

Midterm 1 (exam A) Spring 2017

Midterm 1 Answers Spring 2017

Midterm 1 (exam A) Fall 2016

Midterm 1 Answers Fall 2016

Midterm 2 (exam A) Spring 2017

Midterm 2 Answers Spring 2017

Midterm 2 (one version) Fall 2016

Midterm 2 Answers Fall 2016

Midterm 2 (version 1) Fall 2015

Midterm 2 Answers Fall 2015

Midterm 1 (version abc), Fall 2015

Midterm 1 Answers, Fall 2015

Sample Midterm, Spring 2015

Midterm Answers, Spring 2015

Midterm Questions and Answers, Spring 2013

Midterm Questions and Answers, Fall 2011

Midterm Questions and Answers, Winter 2011

Midterm Exam Questions and Answers, Fall 2010

Final Exam, Fall 2010

Final Exam, Winter 2011

Final Exam, Fall 2015