Econ 1033: The Economics of Networks

[Syllabus]

[Slides from Lecture 1]


By lecture on February 6, everyone should be signed up on Canvas. Please email Krishna [ dasarath@g.harvard.edu ] if you have any trouble signing up.

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Assignment 1

Due on Canvas or to dasarath@g.harvard.edu by Thursday, February 7, 5pm.

Supplemental Material


I've assigned a chapter on basic game theory and a problem set to practice with the concepts. There are videos and some online exercises that complement the textbook well, and I recommend them. The easiest way to get them is by registering (free) at EdX and accessing.

https://courses.edx.org/courses/course-v1:CornellX+INFO2040x+1T2016/course/

 
The materials you're looking for are in Module 2, "Game Theory and Auctions," and I recommend these units:

Introduction to Game Theory and Auctions
Roundtable: Game Theory
Prisoner's Dilemma
Examining the Prisoner's Dilemma
Nash Equilibrium