Experimental Economics I: Behavioral Game Theory (實驗經濟學一:行為賽局論)


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NTU (Spring 2017)

Time: Monday, 2:20-5:20pm, at Social Sciences 405 (社科405)

Office Hour: 5:20-6pm after class or by Email appointment

Course Syllabus

     About Oral Presentation and Feedback:
               Chinese Recipe to
Prepare a 20-minute Presentation: 關於 presentation 的一些想法
               Guidelines to Give Feedback: Oral Presentation Evaluation (NTU 3MT)

               Tips and Videos:
                    Data Visualization: 1812 (originally by Minard); 10 most common presentation mistakes
                    Life After Death by PowerPoint (Chinese caption; 2010 update)
                   
Principles of economics, translated  (Transcription)  

Textbooks:

References:

    1. Kagel and Roth (1995, 2012), Handbook of Experimental Economics, Vol.1, and Vol.2, Princeton University Press.
    2. Holt (2007), Markets, Games and Strategic Behavior, Pearson. [雙葉代理] (undergraduate textbook)
    3. Crawford, Costa-Gomes and Iriberri
(2013), "Structural Models of Nonequilibrium Strategic Thinking," JEL, 51(1), 5-62. (Level-k)
    4. Krajbich, Oud and Fehr (2014), "Benefits of Neuroeconomic Modeling," AER-P&P, 104(5), 501-506. (Neuroeconomics)
   
5.
 Riley (2012), Essential Microeconomics, Cambridge University Press. (EM)
    6. Mas-Colell, Whinston and Green (1995), Microeconomic Theory, Oxford University Press.  (MWG)

Class Topics: (See videos from NTU OCW)

 1. [2/20] Experimental Economics and Behavioral Game Theory (OCW1; OCW2) [HW1] (Ch.1, notes)
              

 o. [2/27] National Holiday
              

 2. [3/ 6 ] Risk and Time Preferences [OCW] [HW2]; Basic Principles of Experimental Design (OCW) [old slides](A1.2)
              

 3. [3/13] Social Preferences (OCW1; OCW2) [HW3](Ch.2; new chapter; Reviews for Ultimatum, Dictator and Trust Games)
                  Guest Lecture: Experimental Economics in Practice (Willie Liu from APT)

              

 4. [3/20] Mixed Strategy Equilibrium (OCW) [HW4](Ch.3); LUPI (OCW) (Ostling-2011)
               Chapter 1 Presentation (涂而禮lec Tolentino、段馬濂)
               Chapter 2 Presentation (徐銘霞、陳則宇) [Student Feedback]

 5. [3/27] Bargaining (OCW) (Ch.4)
               Chapter 3 Presentation (羅廣淇、譚尼克)
               Chapter 4 Presentation (陳昱邵、沈俊廷)
               Paper Presentation: Cai and Wang (GEB 2006) (羅法蘭Fran Oliveira、鄭淳厚) [Student Feedback]

 o. [4/ 3 ] Spring Break

 6. [4/10] Bargaining, Continued (OCW) (Continued; Ch.4)
               Chapter 5 Presentation (馬健原Jeffrey Ma、林鈞樂Jules Linden)
               Chapter 6 Presentation (林思詩Claire Lin、王冀之Chichih Wang) [Student Feedback]

 7. [4/17] Dominant Solvable Games (OCW) (Ch.5)
               Chapter 7 Presentation (韓世珊Artemis Han、方崇安Andy Fang)

               Chapter 8 Presentation (陳宏毅Hung-Yi Chen、葉芮君Trudie Yeh)
               Paper Presentation: Wang, Spezio and Camerer (AER 2010) (黃雋穎Jun-Ying Huang、謝潔儀Joycelyn Hsieh) [Student Feedback]

 o. [4/24] Midterm Proposal Presentation

 8. [5/ 1 ] Level-k Thinking (OCW) [old slides](Crawford-2013)

 8. [5/ 8 ] Learning (OCW) (Ch.6; new chapter)
               Chapter 9 Presentation (陳奕銘、茆賀甯)

               Chapter 10 Presentation (黃雋穎、謝潔儀)
               Paper Presentation: Battaglini, Lai, Lin and Wang (mimeo 2016) (徐銘霞、陳則宇) [Student Feedback]

 9. [5/15] Coordination and Equilibrium Selection (OCW) (Ch.7)
               Chapter 11 Presentation (羅法蘭、鄭淳厚)
               Chapter 12 Presentation (李家緯、謝文翰)
               Paper Presentation: Kawagoe and Takizawa (GEB 2009) (林思詩) [Student Feedback]

10.[5/22] Signaling and Reputation (OCW) (Ch.8) (Wang-2010; Lai-2014)
               Paper Presentation: Erat and Gneezy (MS 2012) (馬健原、林鈞樂)
               Paper Presentation: Minozzi and Woon (GEB 2016) (陳昱邵、沈俊廷) [Student Feedback]

 o. [5/29] National Holiday
 

11.[6/ 3 ] Market Design (A Taiwanese Example) (OCW) (Jackson-2013)

12.[6/ 5 ] Student Presentations
               Paper Presentation: Vespa and Wilson (QE 2015) (李家緯、謝文翰)
               Paper Presentation: Battaglini and Makarov (GEB 2014) (韓世珊、方崇安)
               Paper Presentation: Crawford and Sobel (1982) (羅廣淇、譚尼克)
               Paper Presentation: Jin, Luca and Martin (mimeo 2015) (陳奕銘、茆賀甯) [Student Feedback]

12.[6/12] Final Proposal Presentation (Proposal Due 6/19)
               Paper Presentation: Hurkens and Kartick (EE 2009) (陳宏毅、葉芮君)
               Paper Presentation: De Groot Ruiz, Offerman and Onderstal (2015) (涂而禮) [Student Feedback]

              


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