Game Theory and Interactive Learning Computers in the Classroom
Game theory is the sub-field of economics and mathematics that studies strategic decision-making behavior. Simple elements of game theory are taught in introductory micro-economics courses, typically in a lecture format. I developed software for playing economic (and other) games in a classroom setting using handheld computers.... I describe and explain the basics of two games: the Ultimatum Game and the Prisoner's Dilemma. These two games complement and challenge many of the basic tenets of economics...