[ECON 309] - Midterm Exam Guide - Ultimate 14 pages long Study Guide!

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UMASS-Amherst
ECON 309
MIDTERM EXAM
STUDY GUIDE
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Moodle:
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Has*contact*information
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Syllabus
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Lecture*Topics
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Problem*sets*and*Assignments
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Old*Exams
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Additional*readings*
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Office*in*Crotty*Hall*on*North*Pleasant*Street*(Next*to*Gordan*Hall)*
Office*Hours:*Wednesday*2-4PM
Email:*Pskott@econs.umass.edu
Objectives:
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Introduce*the*main*concepts*and*ideas*of*game*theory*in*a*relatively*non-technical*way
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Apply*these*ideas*to*a*range*of*topics*from*economics*and*other*social*sciences*
Best*understood*through*applications*(the*textbook*does*a*good*job*doing*this)
Grading:
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Midterm*(24%)
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Final*Exam*(35%)
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Six*homework*assignments*(20%)*
Weekly*problem*sets*NOT*GRADED
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5-7*Quizzes*(20%)
Readings
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Dixit,*A.,*Skeath,*S.,*and*Reiley,*D.*(2015)*Games*of*Strategy,*4th*Edition.
Can*use*an*earlier*edition;*however,*problems*for*assignments*will*be*given*form*
the*4th*edition.
Introduction:
Game*Theory*is*used*everywhere.
Tuesday(1/24/17
Tuesday,* January* 24,*2017
11:33*AM
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