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Game Theory

We are no longer admitting high school students to the 2018 Summer Session. Visiting undergraduate students are welcome to apply.

This course introduces the basic ideas and applications of game theory. Topics include models of games in extensive and strategic form, equilibria with randomization, signaling and beliefs, reputation in repeated games, bargaining games, investment hold-up problems, and mediation and incentive constraints.

Course Code

ECON 20700

Section

91

Eligibility

UChicago Undergraduates
Visiting Undergraduates

Subject(s)

Economics

Class Day(s)

Mon Wed

Class Start Time

13:30

Class End Time

16:30

Primary Instructor

Ryan Fang

Session(s)

Session III

Start Date

End Date

Requirements

  • Students who apply will be admitted using rolling admission and require a $50 application fee. 
  • The Summer Session application deadline is May 1, 2018. Students may apply after this deadline, but will be required to pay an additional $100 rush processing fee.
  • International students who will require a visa to attend, applications will be considered no later than April 9 in order to allow enough time to complete the visa application process.
  • Rolling admissions: courses fill quickly, so submit your complete application as soon as possible.

Additional Details

  • Prerequisite: Econ 20100, enrollment limit is 30.

Cost & Aid

Tuition is $4,400 per course. (Full-time registration is two courses taken during the same session.)
Additional fees apply; housing and dining costs not included.

Complete Cost & Aid Information (including housing and other fees) for high school students can be found here.
Complete Cost & Aid Information (including housing and other fees) for undergraduates can be found here.