Behavioral Economics: Week 9
Topic: Bargaining and Game Theory: Interdependent Decisions
Week 9 Required Readings and Videos:
Henrich, Joseph, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin Camerer, Ernst Fehr, Herbert Gintis and Richard McElreath. 2004. "In Search of Homo Economicus: Behavioral Experiments in 15 Small-Scale Societies." American Economic Review, Vol. 91(2): 73-78.
Pro-Social Monkeys (watch entire video -- 20 minutes)
Lab Experiments: Matrix Games, Read AFTER Class: Holt Chapter 3
Ultimatum and Dictator Games, Read AFTER class: Holt Chapter 12
Other: Student Notes on Game Theory
*Note: these readings are NOT required for the class, but are provided here for your own interests and/or for research projects etc. If, for example, you find a particular idea that you want to focus on (in your research or otherwise) you can come back to these articles.