The first half of this course covers the theory of bargaining games, transferable utility games (TU games), core, nucleolus, and Shapley value. In the second half, the focus shifts to market games and similar models.
The objective of this course is for students to become familiar with concepts in cooperative game theory and to help them in their ability to read theoretical research papers in preparation for their own research.
See the syllabus for details.
There is no designated textbook for this course. Handouts will be available on the OCW-i page.
Knowledge of undergradaute level cooperative game theory is required.
Approximate weights: Homework (30%), Final exam (70%)