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Learning, Evolution and Games Conference (LEG2021)

1 September 2021 to 2 September 2021

The conference on Learning, Evolution and Games (LEG2021) takes place on September 1 and 2, 2021 and will bring together researchers who are interested in the evolutionary foundations of economic and social behavior, evolutionary game theory, and learning in games.
LEG2021 is organized in virtual sessions with papers that fit well together, where meaningful dialogue and exchange of ideas can take place.

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All times are indicated in CEST (Central European Summer Time), which is 6h ahead of Eastern Time.

September 1, 2021

9:30 - Ennio, Leonardo, Heinrich - WELCOME!
9:50 - Srinivas Arigapudi, Yuval Heller, Amnon Schreiber “Sampling Dynamics and Stable Mixing in Hawk-Dove Games”
10:10 - Daniel B. Cooney, Yoichiro Mori “Long-Time Behavior of a PDE Replicator Equation for MultilevelSelection in Group-Structured Populations”
10:30 - Lucie Letrouit ”Why can't we be friends? An evolutionary approach to ethno-cultural hierarchies”
10:50 - Ingela Alger “On the evolution of male competitiveness”
11:10 - Takako Fujiwara-Greve, Masahiro Okuno-Fujiwara “Tolerance in Voluntary Partnerships”
11:30 - Tatiana Mayskaya, Arina Nikandrova “Privacy Paradox: When Does Hiding in Plain Sight Work?”

15:00 - Greg Kubitz, Lionel Page “<<If you can, you must.>> The Evolutionary Foundation of Reference Point Choice and Loss Aversion”
15:20 - Selim Gulesci, Sam Jindani, Eliana La Ferrara, David Smerdon, Munshi Sulaiman, H. Peyton Young “A Stepping Stone Approach to Understanding Harmful Norms”
15:40 - Aslıhan Akdeniz, Matthijs van Veelen “The evolution of morality and the role of commitment”
16:00 - Srinivas Arigapudi, Yuval Heller, Igal Milchtaich “Instability of Defection in the Prisoner’s Dilemma Under Best Experienced Payoff Dynamics”
16:20 - Luciano Andreozzi “Repeated bargaining: The shadow of the future may be bad for social cooperation”
16:40 - Yuan Gu “Fictitious Play with Belief Perturbations”
17:00 - Omer Edhan, Ziv Hellman, Ilan Nehama “Making the most of potential: potential games and genotypic convergence”
17:20 - Larry Samuelson - Tribute to Bill Sandholm


September 2, 2021

9:30 - Ulrich Berger, Hannelore De Silva “Evolution of deterrence with costly reputation information”
9:50 - Péter Bayer, Ani Guerdjikova “Optimism leads to optimality: Ambiguity in network formation”
10:10 - Marco Lambrecht, Eugenio Proto, Aldo Rustichini, Andis Sofianos “Intelligence Disclosure in Repeated Interactions”
10:30 - Zibo Xu “An Epsilon-committed Cheap-talk Game”
10:50 - Sayan Mukherjee, Souvik Roy “Regularized Bayesian Best Response Learning in Finite Games”
11:10 - Segismundo S. Izquierdo, Luis R. Izquierdo, Matthijs van Veelen “Repeated Games with Endogenous Separation”
11:30 - Niccolò Lomys, Lorenzo Magnolfi, Camilla Roncoroni “Structural Estimation in Complex Dynamic Environments”
11:30 - Aviad Heifetz, Georg Nöldeke, Jorge Pena “The shirker’s dilemma”

15:00 - Filippo Massari, Jonathan Newton “Learning and equilibrium in misspecified models”
15:20 - Drew Fudenberg, Giacomo Lanzani “Which Misperceptions Persist?“
15:40 - George Loginov “Ordinal Imitative Dynamics”
16:00 - David Gill, Yaroslav Rosokha “Beliefs, learning, and personality in theindefinitely repeated prisoner’s dilemma”
16:20 - Daniel Friedman, Jean Paul Rabanal, Olga A. Rud, Shuchen Zhao “On the empirical relevance of correlated equilibrium”
16:40 - Russell Golman, Erin H. Bugbee, Aditi Jain, Sonica Sara “Hipsters and the Cool: A Game Theoretic Analysis of Social Identity, Trends and Fads”
17:00 - Wolfram Barfuss, Janusz Meylahn “Algorithmic collusion in multi-agent systems”