Brief_Description_2008 - 1 Kaushik Basu Spring 2008,...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Kaushik Basu Spring 2008, Cornell University 11.40-12.55, Tuesdays and Thursdays Econ 367: Game-Theoretic Methods for the Social Sciences Brief Description The last few decades have witnessed the emergence of game theory as a major and exciting field of economics. The rise of game theory is, arguably, the most important development that has occurred in the social sciences during the last 50 or 60 years. Its method has influenced thinking in not just economics, but politics, law, sociology, biology, management science and philosophy. It is a field that has had research contributions from mathematicians, artificial intelligence analysts, political scientists, evolutionary biologists and, in doses which some would consider more than healthy, from economists. Thanks to expository advances, the basic ideas of game theory are now within the reach of undergraduates with a modicum of training in economic theory and high-school mathematics. This course will consist of a fairly comprehensive introduction to the use of
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ECON 3670 taught by Professor Basu during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

Page1 / 2

Brief_Description_2008 - 1 Kaushik Basu Spring 2008,...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online