1) Elements of game theory: pure and mixed strategies, payoff matrices, dominance relations, Nash equilibria, games in extensive forms, etc.
2) Hints of evolutionary game theory.
3) Material and immaterial payoffs: weak and strong reciprocity, inequality aversion, altruism.
4) Problems of public goods provision: cooperative and free-riding behaviors. Role of monetary incentives, social approval, and moral judgments in disincentivizing free riding.
5) Production of public goods in laboratory: behavioral theories and laboratory experiments.
6) Environmental goods and inequality: the role of self-protective choices.
7) Credence goods: information asymmetries, and the evolutionary dynamics of trust. Applications to health services.
8) Clinical risk, defensive medicine and litigious patients. An evolutionary approach.
9) Inspection game: problems of ineffectiveness of Public Administration policies.
10) Social capital and relational goods: the role of social networks and social poverty traps.
11) The consensus game: human capital of voters and quality of public choices.
12) Urban degradation, crime, and the dynamics of fear. The role of Public Administration.