Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ECON 470 - MARKET DESIGN

Long Title: MARKET DESIGN
Department: Economics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): ECON 200 AND (ECON 307 OR STAT 310 OR STAT 315)
Description: Regulators, entrepreneurs and economists have recently been involved in the design of novel markets for radio spectrum, kidneys, on-line advertising, school choice, etc. This course utilizes game theory to provide the theoretical underpinning of such markets via real world examples, including the study of institutional details that can determine the success or failure of a market.