Political Game Theory

Fudan University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Political Game Theory

  • Host University

    Fudan University

  • Location

    Shanghai, China

  • Area of Study

    Political Science

  • Language Level

    Hours & Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course provides an introduction to game theory and its applications to political science. Game theory is a mathematical tool used to study strategic interactions. Within political science, the basic description of a game that is provided above can be found in a wide variety of settings. Because much of politics is about the allocation of scarce goods, such as power and wealth, and the competition for these goods, much of politics would seem to be a natural fit for the language of game theory.

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