Evolution, Economics and Complexity
Lecture Series for Fall Term, 1999
This lecture series is sponsored by the ISR Evolution and Human Adaptation
Program, the Program for the Study of Complex Systems and the Department
Carl Simon, Professor; Mathematics; Economics and Public Policy;
Director of the Program for the Study of Complex Systems, University of
Game Theory Evolution Economics- - An Introductory Lecture
Tuesday, September 14, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.
Terry Burnham, Assistant Professor; Economics, Harvard University
Testosterone and Negotiations: An Investigation Into the Role of biology
in Economic Behavior
Tuesday, September 21, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.
Larry Dill, Professor; Director of Behavioural Ecology Research Group,
Simon Fraser Univ.
Predation Risk Into the ideal Free Distribution...How Trade-Offs
Between Foraging Opportunities and Mortality Risks Influence Animal Distributions
Tuesday, October 5, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.
John Staddon, Professor; Dept.of Psychology: Experimental, Duke University
Behaviorism and Evolution: The Problem of Consciousness
Tuesday, October 12, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.
Ken Binmore, Professor; Economic Learning and Social Evolution, University
Just Playing: Game Theory and the Social Contract
Tuesday, October 19, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.
Tuesday, October 26, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.
Arthur Robson, Professor; Dept. of Economics, University of Western
Evolution and Expected Utility
Ted Bergstrom, Professor; Economics, University of California at Santa
Of Rats and Men: Storage for Good Times and Bad
Jane Lancaster, Professor; Anthropology and Editor, Human Nature, Univ
of New Mexico
Thursday, November 4, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.
Tuesday, December 7, 4:00 P.M. 6050 I.S.R.
Robert Frank, Professor; Cornell University
Climbing Serotonin Gradients: Money and Happiness in an Era of Excess
Miles Kimball, Professor; Economics Department; SRC, University of
Cultural Evolution and Rene Girard's Mimetic Theory of Desire and Religion