This book provides a graduate level introduction to the economic modeling of strategic behavior. The goal is to teach economics doctoral students the tools of game theory and mechanism design that all economists should know. These tools play a critical role in economic research.
- Normal and Extensive Form Games
- A First Look at Equilibrium
- Games with Nature
- Nash Equilibrium: Existence and Foundations
- Nash Equilibrium Refinements in Dynamic Games
- Repeated Games
- Topics in Dynamic Games
- Introduction to Mechanism Design
- Dominant Strategy Mechanism Design
- Bayesian Mechanism Design
- Principal Agency
Readership: Graduate and doctoral students interested in microeconomics, game theory, and mechanism design.
- This book is based on the lecture notes of the first-year graduate course on game theory and mechanism design taught at the Economics Department, University of Pennsylvania, for many years by George J Mailath