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BST 340 – Strategic Decision Making

Credits: 4

Analyzes the theory of strategically interdependent decision making, with applications to auctions, bargaining, oligopoly, signaling, and strategic voting. Explores the use of laboratory methods to study economic behavior. Topics include experimental design, laboratory technique, financial incentives, and analysis of data. Emphasizes applications: bargaining, auctions, market price competition, market failures, voting, contributions to public goods, lottery choice decisions, and the design of electronic markets for financial assets. Equivalent Course: ECON 340. CLA-Breadth/Interdisciplinary, CLA-Writing Intensive