Each written assignment starts with a newspaper (online or offline) article of your choice and relates it to the course material.
Each written assignment should consist of 800-1000 words (excluding references and mathematical formulae) and should start with an a 200-300 words summary of the article. The remaining 500-800 words of the written assignment should analyze the article with tools from the course. The newspaper article should be provided along with the written assignment (e.g., scan or link). If you decide to take an article which is not written in English, you have to include a translation of the article along with the article itself. Each student has to submit one written assignment on each of the following topics: Topic Written Assignment 1: Optimization under Uncertainty or Game Theory (excluding Bargaining, Auctions, Lemons) Topic Written Assignment 2: Bargaining or Auctions or General Equilibrium Theory