Carnegie Mellon University

Information Economics

Course Number: 47817

This course is an advanced class on information, learning and communication. Topics include but are not limited to basic underpinnings of modeling information in economic decisions, including measuring the value of information and information design. These frameworks are used to study markets for information, including how a platform prices and sells information in an online market, how to design rating systems to incentivize a firm to produce a high quality product, and how a firm provides personalized product recommendations to consumers.

Degree: PhD
Concentration: Economics
Academic Year: 2020-2021
Required/Elective: Elective
Units: 6

Format

Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk