2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

POSC 39023 Game Theory in International Relations

Prerequisites: POSC 20093. This class is designed as a workshop to introduce students to the use of game theory in international relations. The first part of the class will provide students with basic instruction on game theory and formal models, including how to create a decision tree, how to find equilibrium points in a game, and how to design a basic game. The second part of the class will be a writing workshop as students progress in their original research and writing in pursuit of a written project that incorporates formal methodology.