Econ 3590: Experiments and Games, May 20th
Final Exam
Exercise 1 (18 points)
Consider the following Trust Game: The Investor (I) has $20 and the possibility to either keep it all
(and the game ends) or to invest it all in the Trustee (T). If he invests al
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Econ 3590: Experiments and Games
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Problem Set 2
Exercise 1
Find the Subgame Perfect Nash Equilibria of the foll
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Problem Set 4
Exercise 1
a) One player in the study by ONeill (1987) chose 19 times to play the Joker in 105 games. The
mixed strategy Nash Equili
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Econ 3590: Experiments and Games
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Problem Set 4
Exercise 1
a) One player in the study by ONeill (1987) chose 1
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Problem Set 5
There have been many studies on social preferences. Some of
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Econ 3590: Experiments and Games
Problem Set 6 Solutions
Exercise 1
Indicate the choice predictions by the theory of inequality aversion (Fehr and Schmidt, 1999) for the
following
Econ 3590: Experiments and Games, April 7th 2010
Preliminary Exam 2
Exercise 1 (10 points)
a) Dene Primary, Secondary, and Schelling salience.
b) Comment on the following results of the classroom experiment with respect to the predictions of
the three typ
Econ 3590: Experiments and Games, April 7th 2010
Preliminary Exam 2
Name:
Exercise 1 (10 points)
a) Dene Primary, Secondary, and Schelling salience.
b) Comment on the following results of the classroom experiment with respect to the predictions of
the thr
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Econ 3590 Experiments and Games
This course consists of 14 weeks of lectures. Requirements are 6 homeworks (25%), 2 preliminary
exams (20% each) and one nal exam (35%).
Oce hours
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Econ 3590: Experiments and Games
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Problem Set 3
Exercise 1
Pages 338-340 in the textbook by Camerer give coordina
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Econ 3590: Experiments and Games
Problem Set 3
Exercise 2
Each of the following boxes, identied uniquely by a number, can be chosen in a coordination
game.
i) A = cfw_2, 5, 11, 17
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Econ 3590: Experiments and Games
Problem Set 2 Solutions
Exercise 1
1 SPNE:
AS
B C after S, C after C (denoted (CC) in the following)
Player A
SS
0,0
1,1
S
C
Player B
CC SC
2,1 0,
Econ 3590: Experiments and Games, October 1st 2010
Preliminary Exam 1
Exercise 1 (10 points)
a) Dene causal eect. The causal eect of X1 on Y is the eect of varying X1 holding
xed X = (X2 , . . . , XN )
b) What does it mean for a study to be internally val
Econ 3590: Experiments and Games, November 12th, 2010
Preliminary Exam 2
Exercise 1 (12 points)
Mixed-strategy Nash equilibrium play has been studied by Palacios-Huerta (2003) in
the context of soccer penalty shots. The following game can be one represent
Econ 3590: Experiments and Games, November 12th, 2010
Preliminary Exam 2
Exercise 1 (12 points)
Mixed-strategy Nash equilibrium play has been studied by Palacios-Huerta (2003) in the context of
soccer penalty shots. The following game can be one represent
Econ 3590: Experiments and Games, May 20th, 2010
Final Exam
In total, 120 points can be obtained. You should be able to nish within 2 hours. The points per
question can be an indication about your time allocation in minutes.
Exercise 1 (18 points)
Conside
Econ 3590: Experiments and Games, March 1st 2010
Preliminary Exam 1
Exercise 1
Tp
B1p
Player A
Player B
Lq R1q
7,3
3,2
5,2
4,7
a) Find all Nash Equilibria in pure and mixed strategies of this game.
2 Pure Strategy Nash Equilibria: (T, L) and (B, R). 1 Mix
Econ 3590: Experiments and Games, March 1st 2010
Preliminary Exam 1
Exercise 1 (13 points)
Player A
T
B
Player B
L
R
7,3 3,2
5,2 4,7
a) Find all Nash Equilibria in pure and mixed strategies of this game.
b) Under a level of reasoning model with uniform le
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Problem Set 1
Exercise 1
1. What does it mean for a study to be externally valid ? An externally valid study presents
results that can be taken fr
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Econ 3590: Experiments and Games
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Problem Set 1
Exercise 1
1. What does it mean for results of a study to be exte
Econ 3590: Experiments and Games, October 1st 2010
Preliminary Exam 1
Exercise 1 (10 points)
a) Dene causal eect.
b) What does it mean for a study to be internally valid?
c) Use the all-causes model to show how selection is threatening internal validity.