Games, economic behavior and institutions for sustainability

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
February 2021
Lead instructor: Lorenzo Sacconi
The course aims at giving an introduction to game theory and economic behavior, from basic definitions to more advanced developments in repeated games and behavioral and experimental games with inferences for the study of institutions (part 1), and then it will present (part 2) recent research streams on the game theoretical analysis of institutions related to the idea of social contract understood as a basic for the normative design of institutions, solution of the equilibrium selection problem; and compliance and conformity to norm problems in a perspective of behavioral game theory; perspectives or research will also be given on the governance to the commons as a field of application
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


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

  • As an exception, for courses starting in October 2021, until 29 October 2021.

Subsequent course enrolment deadlines are as follows:

  • 25 October 2021 for courses starting in November 2021
  • 25 November 2021 for courses starting in December 2021.

Deadlines for enrolment in other courses will be announced as soon as possible.

How to enrol

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