Microeconomics II 2015 (A1-A2)



A1-A2 terms

Thursday 8:30-10:15

Lecture room 1

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Akihiko Matsui


We study microeconomics. The winter semester covers the standard game theory and its applications.

Applications will be given as examples as we proceed.



Fudenberg, Tirole, "Game Theory" MIT.

Mas-Colell, Whinston, Green, "Microeconomic Theory" Oxford.

Myerson, "Game Theory" Harvard.

Osborne, Rubinstein, "A Course in Game Theory" MIT.



  1. Choice Theory--review
  2. Game Theory
    • games in strategic form, Nash equilibrium, dominance
    • games in extensive form, backward induction, subgame perfection, other refinement, strategic form representation, Bayesian games, repeated games
  3. Applications (many of them will be given as examples of the abovementioned concepts and methods)
    • oligopoly, predation, auction, information economics, etc.



Grade is based on midterm and final exams.


Homework assignments

There will be 4-6 homework assignments.