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EC9B8: Topics in Advanced Economic Theory I

  • Robert Akerlof

    Module Leader
12 CATS - Department of Economics

Principal Aims

EC9B8-12 Topics in Advanced Economic Theory

Principal Learning Outcomes

" Have a strategic overview and a detailed understanding of complex issues in advanced economic theory. The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Seminars and background reading The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: 2 x assessments (referee reports)" " Develop a critical knowledge of recent research in some key areas of advanced economic theory. The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Seminars and background reading The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: 2 x assessments (referee reports)" " Enable students to autonomously pursue their own original research agenda in the forefront of the field. The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Seminars and background reading The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: 2 x assessments (referee reports)"

Syllabus

"Illustrative topics might include:-

Dynamic Genral Equilibrium Theory;

Auctions and Mechanism Design;

Cooperative Game Theory;

Strategic Formation of Social Networks;

Finance;

Topics in Game Theory."

Context

Assessment

Assessment Method
Coursework (100%)
Coursework Details
Assessment 1 (50%), Assessment 2 (50%)
Exam Timing
N/A

Reading Lists