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Ethics of Blame

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ចាប់​ពី​សប្តាហ៍​នេះ​ទៅ ហ្សង់-ហ្វ្រង់ស័រ តាន់ សូម​បើក​ទំព័រ​ថ្មី​នៃ​ភូមិសាស្រ្តនយោបាយ។ ហ្សង់-ហ្វ្រង់ស័រ នឹង​ពិនិត្យ​មើល​ទៅ​លើ​ស្ថានភាព​នៃ​ពិភពលោក​បច្ចុប្បន្ន ចង្អុល​បង្ហាញ​មហា​អំណាច​ដែល​កំពុង​ដាំ​ក្បាល និង​មហា​អំណាច​ថ្មីថ្មោង​ដែល​កំពុង​លេចត្រដែត​ឡើង លើក​ឡើង​អំពី​ចំណោទ​ធំៗ​របស់​មនុស្សជាតិ នា​ដើម​សតវត្សរ៍​ទី២១​នេះ និង​សាកល្បង​វិភាគ​មើល​គ្រោះថ្នាក់​ធំៗ ដែល​នឹង​អាច​កើត​ឡើង នា​ពេល​អនាគត។

សម័យ​ណា​ក៏​ដូច​សម័យ​ណា តែងតែ​មាន​ទ្រឹស្តី​ជាសកល​មួយ ដែល​ចង្អុល​បង្ហាញ​ថា​ស្ថានភាព​នៅ​លើ​លោក​បច្ចុប្បន្ន វា​មាន​លក្ខណៈ​យ៉ាង​នេះ ហើយ​វា​នឹង​វិវឌ្ឍ​ទៅ​យ៉ាង​នោះ នា​ពេល​ខាង​មុខ។ ក៏​ប៉ុន្តែ សម្រេចសម្រួច​ទៅ ការពិត​មិន​ដូច​ទ្រឹស្តី​សោះ ពីព្រោះ មាន​កត្តា​ច្រើន និង​ច្រើន​ប្រភេទ ដែល​នៅ​ទីបំផុត​បាន​មក​កែប្រែ ឬ​ធ្វើ​ឲ្យ​ស្មុគស្មាញ ឬក៏​ធ្វើ​ឲ្យ​ក្រឡាប់​​ចាក់​​តែ​ម្តង ស្ថានការណ៍​និង​ទិដ្ឋភាព​ដើម។ Read more…

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Applied Organizational Communication Theory and Practice in a Global Environment (2007)

Introduction to Game Theory

(last updated 01/08/2010)

Course Description

This course is an introduction to game theory and strategic thinking. Ideas such as dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment, credibility, asymmetric information, adverse selection, and signaling are discussed and applied to games played in class and to examples drawn from economics, politics, the movies, and elsewhere.

Class Sessions

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1. Introduction: five first lessons
2. Putting yourselves into other people’s shoes
3. Iterative deletion and the median-voter theorem
4. Best responses in soccer and business partnerships
5. Nash equilibrium: bad fashion and bank runs
6. Nash equilibrium: dating and Cournot
7. Nash equilibrium: shopping, standing and voting on a line
8. Nash equilibrium: location, segregation and randomization
9. Mixed strategies in theory and tennis
10. Mixed strategies in baseball, dating and paying your taxes
11. Evolutionary stability: cooperation, mutation, and equilibrium
12. Evolutionary stability: social convention, aggression, and cycles
Midterm Exam
13. Sequential games: moral hazard, incentives, and hungry lions
14. Backward induction: commitment, spies, and first-mover advantages
15. Backward induction: chess, strategies, and credible threats
16. Backward induction: reputation and duels
17. Backward induction: ultimatums and bargaining
18. Imperfect information: information sets and sub-game perfection
19. Subgame perfect equilibrium: matchmaking and strategic investments
20. Subgame perfect equilibrium: wars of attrition
21. Repeated games: cooperation vs. the end game
22. Repeated games: cheating, punishment, and outsourcing
23. Asymmetric information: silence, signaling and suffering education
24. Asymmetric information: auctions and the winner’s curse
Final Exam

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Course Index

  1. Introduction to Game Theory
  2. Putting Yourselves into Other People’s Shoes
  3. Iterative Deletion and the Median-Voter Theorem
  4. Best Responses in Soccer and Business Partnerships
  5. Nash Equilibrium
  6. Nash Equilibrium: Dating and Cournot
  7. Nash Equilibrium: Shopping, Standing and Voting on a Line
  8. Nash Equilibrium: Location, Segregation and Randomization
  9. Mixed Strategies in Theory and Tennis
  10. Mixed Strategies in Baseball, Dating and Paying Your Taxes
  11. Evolutionary Stability: Cooperation, Mutation, and Equilibrium
  12. Evolutionary Stability: Social Convention, Aggression, and Cycles
  13. Sequential Games: Moral Hazard, Incentives, and Hungry Lions
  14. Backward Induction: Commitment, Spies, and First-Mover Advantages
  15. Backward Induction: Chess, Strategies, and Credible Threats
  16. Backward Induction: Reputation and Duels
  17. Backward Induction: Ultimatums and Bargaining
  18. Imperfect Information: Information Sets and Sub-Game Perfection
  19. Subgame Perfect Equilibrium: Matchmaking and Strategic Investments
  20. Subgame Perfect Equilibrium: Wars of Attrition
  21. Repeated Games: Cooperation vs the End Game
  22. Repeated Games: Cheating, Punishment, and Outsourcing
  23. Asymmetric Information: Silence, Signaling and Suffering Education
  24. Asymmetric Information: Auctions and the Winner’s Curse

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