Bargaining in biology?

Authors


Ken Binmore, Philosophy Department, University of Bristol, 9 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1TB, UK.
Tel.: (01600) 860 691; fax: (01179) 288 626; e-mail: k.binmore@ucl.ac.uk

Abstract

This paper surveys the economic theory of bargaining with a view to applications in biology, using Roughgarden’s recent Genial Gene as a case study in mistakes to be avoided.

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