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F1N5307 Application of Game Theory in Real Estate Economics 7.5 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus F1N5307 (Autumn 2010–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Basic concepts and results in game theory.

Applications to e.g. broker-client relations, the relations between developer and land-owners, the relation between contractor and client in construction projects and between the local government and a developer/land-owner.

Intended learning outcomes

The primary purpose of this course is to describe and analyse how game theory has been used and can be used in the area of real estate economics (or related areas).

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admission to postgraduate studies.

Recommended prerequisites

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Gibbons R "Game theory for applied economists" Princeton University Press or equivalent literature.


Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


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Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

A written examination.
Active participation and presentation in the seminars.
Term paper with analysis of selected papers.

Other requirements for final grade

A written examination.
Active participation and presentation in the seminars.
Term paper with analysis of selected papers.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Hans Lind,

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Real Estate Economics and Finance