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Popularized by movies such as "A Beautiful Mind", game theory is the mathematical modeling of strategic interaction among rational (and irrational) agents. Over four weeks of lectures, this advanced course considers how to design interactions between agents in order to achieve good social outcomes. Three main topics are covered: social choice theory (i.e., collective decision making and voting systems), mechanism design, and auctions. In the first week we consider the problem of aggregating different agents' preferences, discussing voting rules and the challenges faced in collective decision making. We present some of the most important theoretical results in the area: notably, Arrow's Theorem, which proves that there is no "perfect" voting system, and also the Gibbard-Satterthwaite and Muller-Satterthwaite Theorems. We move on to consider the problem of making collective decisions when agents are self interested and can strategically misreport their preferences. We explain "mechanism design" -- a broad framework for designing interactions between self-interested agents -- and give some key theoretical results. Our third week focuses on the problem of designing mechanisms to maximize aggregate happiness across agents, and presents the powerful family of Vickrey-Clarke-Groves mechanisms. The course wraps up with a fourth week that considers the problem of allocating scarce resources among self-interested agents, and that provides an introduction to auction theory. You can find a full syllabus and description of the course here: http://web.stanford.edu/~jacksonm/GTOC-II-Syllabus.html There is also a predecessor course to this one, for those who want to learn or remind themselves of the basic concepts of game theory: https://www.coursera.org/learn/game-theory-1 An intro video can be found here: http://web.stanford.edu/~jacksonm/Game-Theory-2-Intro.mp4...
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Social Choice

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8개 동영상(총 89분), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video8개의 동영상
1.1 Social Choice: Taste 3m
1.2 Social Choice: Voting Scheme 15m
1.3 Paradoxical Outcomes 9m
1.4 Impossibility of Non-Paradoxical Social Welfare Functions 5m
1.5 Arrow's Theorem 31m
1.6 Impossibility of Non-Pardoxical Social Choice Functions 7m
1.7 Single-Peaked Preferences 7m
Reading1개의 읽기 자료
Syllabus10m
Quiz4개 연습문제
Problem Set 124m
Unit 1.2 Quiz4m
Unit 1.3 Quiz8m
Unit 1.5 Quiz6m

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Mechanism Design

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9개 동영상(총 96분), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
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2.2 Implementation 18m
2.3 Mechanism Design: Examples12m
2.4 Revelation Principle 9m
2.5 Revelation Principle: Examples5m
2.6 Impossibility of General Dominant-Strategy Implementation 11m
2.7 Transferable Utility 9m
2.8 Transferable Utility Example8m
2.9 Mechanism Design as an Optimization Problem 19m
Reading1개의 읽기 자료
Reading on the theory of Mechanism Design10m
Quiz6개 연습문제
Problem Set 218m
Unit 2.2 Quiz4m
Unit 2.4 Quiz2m
Unit 2.6 Quiz2m
Unit 2.8 Quiz4m
Unit 2.9 Quiz4m

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Efficient Mechanisms

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3.2 VCG: Definitions 18m
3.3 VCG: Examples 7m
3.4 VCG: Limitations 11m
3.5 VCG: Individual Rationality and Budget Balance in VCG 16m
3.6 VCG: The Myerson-Satterthwaite Theorem 19m
Quiz4개 연습문제
Problem Set 320m
Unit 3.2 Quiz6m
Unit 3.3 Quiz4m
Unit 3.6 Quiz8m

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Auctions

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7개 동영상(총 112분), 5 quizzes
Video7개의 동영상
4.2 Auctions: Taxonomy 14m
4.3 Bidding in Second-Price Auctions 6m
4.4 Bidding in First-Price Auctions 13m
4.5 Revenue Equivalence 40m
4.6 Optimal Auctions 21m
4.7 More Advanced Auctions 12m
Quiz5개 연습문제
Problem Set 418m
Unit 4.2 Quiz2m
Unit 4.3 Quiz2m
Unit 4.4 Quiz2m
Unit 4.6 Quiz2m
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대학: LVMay 2nd 2017

Very interesting! One missing thing: please write explanations for correct/incorrect questions in quizzes. In the basic course, I found them very helpful in understanding why my reasoning was wrong.

대학: ASSep 11th 2016

Outstanding course on Game Theory. Provides excellent mathematical and logical treatment of the concepts and theory. A perfect stepping stone for researchers willing to pursue their research in Gam

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Matthew O. Jackson

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Economics

Kevin Leyton-Brown

Professor
Computer Science

Yoav Shoham

Professor
Computer Science

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