The course "Game Theory" is a methodological course to analyze strategic behavior of agents. The course introduces basic concepts of non-cooperative game theory in combination with applications dealing with competition in oligopolistic markets, sequential bargaining, limit pricing, credence goods, political competition or cartels. In this course we will focus on decision making in economic and business settings, but the ideas of game theory can be applied to a wide array of situation and are widely used by e.g. psychologists, in political sciences, but also in the natural sciences such as biology or computer sciences.
The intensifying course aims at practicing the solution concepts studied in the course and applying them to a wider range of examples. The course and the accompanying IK will be extremely closely integrated, and it is recommended to be taken parallel. It is not useful to attend the IK before the course.