# Economics 463

## Fall 2015 Assignments

This is a preliminary version; **check frequently for updates.**
Below *F* denotes *Law's Order* (Friedman), *G* denotes *Game Theory and the Law* (Baird, Gertner and Picker) and *H* denotes a pdf handout under **Handouts** on this web site. Problems are available under **Problems** as pdf files. The final exam for this class is scheduled for Tuesday, December 8 from 7pm until 10pm in our regular classroom.
No classes are scheduled for September 8 and 10 (instructor will be out of town), October 13 (fall break) and November 26 (Thanksgiving).

**Introduction. F 1-5, Epilog; G Conclusion**

- Tue 25 Aug: Introductory Noise
- Thu 27 Aug: Introduction problems 1, 2, 3; H Introduction/IPencil
- Tue 01 Sep: Introduction problems 4, 5, 6

**Expected Utility. F 6-9**

- Thu 03 Sep: H Expected Utility Analysis, St Petersburg Paradox; ExpectedUtility problems 1, 2
- Tue 08 Sep: No class - instructor out of town
- Thu 10 Sep: No class - instructor out of town
- Tue 15 Sep: H Stochastic Dominance; ExpectedUtility problems 3, 4
- Thu 17 Sep: Valuing Life; ExpectedUtility problem 5

**Dominant Strategy and Nash Equilibria. F Intermezzo; G Introduction, 1**

- Tue 22 Sep: SimultaneousGames problems 1, 2
- Thu 24 Sep: SimultaneousGames problem 3, 4, 5
- Tue 29 Sep: SimultaneousGames-Supplemental problems 1, 2
- Thu 01 Oct: SimultaneousGames problems 6, 7

**Subgame Perfect Equilibria. F 10-12; G 2;**

- Tue 06 Oct: H Sequential Games; SequentialGames problems 1, 2, 3, 4
- Thu 08 Oct: SequentialGames problems 5, 6, 7
- Thu 15 Oct: SequentialGames problem 8, 9
- Tue 20 Oct: SequentialGames problems 10, 11
- Thu 22 Oct:
**Midterm Exam**

**Bayesian Equilibria. F 13; G 3**

- Tue 27 Oct: H Bayesian Games; BayesianGames problem 1
- Thu 29 Oct: BayesianGames problem 2
- Tue 03 Nov: BayesianGames problem 3
- Thu 05 Nov: BayesianGames problem 4
- Tue 10 Nov: BayesianGames problem 5

**Assessment Equilibria. F 14; G 4**

- Thu 12 Nov: H Assessment Equilibria; AssessmentEquilibria problem 1
- Tue 17 Nov: AssessmentEquilibria problems 2, 3
- Thu 19 Nov: AssessmentEquilibria problem 4
- Tue 24 Nov: AssessmentEquilibria problem 5;
**term paper due in dropbox by 11pm**

**Presentations. F 15**

- Tue 01 Dec: Paper presentations
- Thu 03 Dec: Paper presentations