Behavioral game theory

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
February 2021
Lead instructor: Flaminio Squazzoni
The course aims to introduce students to the principles and methods of behavioral game theory. It will combine theoretical background with examples of game theory experiments and will include a series of experiments that will be played in the class. Attention will be especially paid to experiments that looked at the interplay of economic behavior and social norms in generating functional or dysfunctional collective outcomes. Important topics will be: reciprocity strategies, trust, reputation and network effects on aggregate behavior. The course will look at the advantages of looking at social interaction through modelling and hypotheses-testing procedures.
Mandatory for students of PhD program in Economic Sociology and Labour Studies.
Assessment methods
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • for courses starting in September 2021, until 30 August 2021.

Deadlines for enrolment in courses of the next academic year (2021/2022) will be announced.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


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Skype: flamscattone