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Myong-Hun Chang


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Teaching
 

  • Fall 2012

        ECN 230H:  Game Theory and Social Sciences - Honors
     

    • Class Time:  TTH 10:00 - 11:50 AM
    • Class Location: RT 1601
    • Prerequisite: Honors standing or permission of University Honors Program
    • Course Description:  This course is an introduction to game theory and its application to social sciences. The main focus is on developing the basic tools of game-theoretic modeling and analysis through lectures and exercises and putting these tools to work by applying them to issues that arise in many diverse areas of the social sciences. The ultimate purpose is to enable the students to understand various social phenomena as the logical outcomes of individually rational and strategically motivated choices. Students who are taking or have taken ECN 494/694/794 (Special Topics: Game Theory and Business Strategy) are not permitted to take this course.

  • Spring 2013

        ECN 635/735:  Competition & Strategy
     

    • Class Time:  MW 6:00 - 7:50 PM
    • Class Location: TBA
    • Course Description:  This course explores the behavior of firms and industries when markets are characterized by imperfect competition.  Our main focus is on the static and dynamic nature of rivalry among firms and the corresponding formulation of strategies for sustained dominance in marketplaces from a firm's perspective.  The normative implications of such strategic behavior are also examined from the economic efficiency perspective. [Prerequisites: ECN 610 or equivalent and intermediate microeconomics]