The course deals with various kinds of situations in which conflicts over scarce resources have to be settled. After an introduction to the basic notions of cooperative game theory, we deal with applications from various fields, like common pool resources, small committee voting, bargaining, matching, fair division procedures and VCG mechanisms.
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Participants learn to formally analyse situations where conflicts over scarce resources have to be settled. Moreover they learn mechanisms to apply in such situations as well as the tools to evaluate them.