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Evolutionary Game Theory
(dt. Evolutionäre Spieltheorie)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture and recitation class,
180 hours (attendance: 50 hours preparation and follow-up: 65 hours exam preparation: 65 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Business Administration.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Dr. Karl-Heinz Schild


The module will first discuss in detail the Nash equilibrium concept in various constellations (such as mixed strategies, dynamic games) before covering population games, evolutionarily stable strategies, and replicator equations.

Qualification Goals

Content: providing a basic understanding of the concept of an evolutionarily stable strategy, connection with Nash equilibrium concept, applications such as sex ratio, Hawk-Dove, prisoner's dilemma, etc.

Methodological: handling of different equilibrium notions in game theory. Treatment of dynamic problems (discrete-time, continuous-time).




Module imported from M.Sc. Business Administration.

When studying M.Sc. Business Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Applied Modules in Business Mathematics.

Recommended Reading

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