Journal of Economic Perspectives: Vol. 16 No. 2 (Spring 2002)


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Evolution and Game Theory

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Samuelson, Larry. 2002. "Evolution and Game Theory." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 16(2): 47-66.

DOI: 10.1257/0895330027256


Research in noncooperative game theory has focused attention on two questions: Should we expect equilibrium play? If so, which of the multiple equilibria that arise in many games should we expect? This paper summarizes recent approaches to these questions that have been based on evolutionary models.

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Samuelson, Larry (University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA)


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