Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Game Theory IKT 459 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish / English
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ÜNSAL OZAN KAHRAMAN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Research assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Besides bringing in critical and complete point of views about economic models, reexamining relations and interactions between firms and individuals in critical views.This lecture brings in the abilities of comentating and observing more detailed(strategic interaction and as a result punishment or prize) the background and conclusions of economic relations to the students. Assisting to perceive the existence of economic reasons which are very dominant and important while managerial and strategical decisions are taken.
Course Content Introduction to game theory, games with null sum and positive sum, the minimax theorem, equilibrium concepts, dominant strategy, the nash equilibrium, dynamic games with complete information, static games with asimetric information, repeated games, Cournot and Bertrand Duapol, election paradox, deterministic and scolastic derivative games, deterministic and scolastic difference games, games depending on cooperation or crimination and their solutions, the structure differences caused by cooperation or crimination and their results, different strategies applied in the market.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Define the basic concepts concerning to game theory , , , , , , ,
2 Determine the equilibrium through elimination of ineffective strategies , , , , , , ,
3 Recognize the basic thought of Nash equilibrium and solve the problem according to this , , , , , , , , ,
4 Distinguish the static and dynamic games , , , , , ,
5 Explain the bayesian nash equilibrium , , , , , , , , ,
6 Use the economic knowledge teached except of economics , , , , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to the game theory: Concepts
2 Game types and strategy classification
3 Nash equilibrium
4 Nash equilibrium: Several Applications
5 Straregy evaluation from the last to the first:Tree typed game installation
6 Straregy evaluation from the last to the first: Negotiation
7 Repeated games
8 Repeated games and cooperation
9 Midterm exam
10 Asimetric information: Bayesian Nash equilibrium
11 Asimetric information: Auctions
12 Asimetric information and continious game:Complete Bayes equilibrium
13 Asimetric information and continious game: Negotiations in order
14 Asimetric information: Bad choice and signal
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The students are gained the ability to look at the problems of daily life from a broader perspective. They gain the needed skills not only to understand the economic problems but also to construct a model and defend in meaningful way. X
2 They have knowledge about the microeconomic theory. X
3 They have knowledge about the macroeconomic theory. X
4 They have knowledge about the international economic theory. X
5 They have ability to use mathematical and statistical methods. X
6 They have ability to utilize fundamental econometric theories to provide economic problems. X
7 They are intended to be expert in one of non departmental fields that they choose from the list of marketing, management, human resources management, corporate finance, public administration, and tourism management. X
8 They are intended to be expert in one of departmental fields that they choose from the list of public finance, agricultural, environmental, natural resources, labor economics, economics of industrial organization, economics of property rights, international finance, money and banking, economic growth and development. X
9 They have necessary knowledge of law and related skills that needed in both public and private sector.
10 They have necessary accountancy skills that needed in both public and private sector.
11 They have written and oral communication skills in a foreign language as well as in their native language.
12 They know how to use computer programs in both daily office usage and statistical data evaluations.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 8 16
Assignment 2 8 16
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 132
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.28
dersAKTSKredisi 5