Heller, Yuval and Mohlin, Erik (2014): Coevolution of Deception and Preferences: Darwin and Nash Meet Machiavelli.
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We develop a framework in which individuals preferences coevolve with their abilities to deceive others regarding their preferences and intentions. We show that a pure outcome is stable, essentially if and only if it is an efficient Nash equilibrium. All individuals have the same deception ability in such a stable state. In contrast, there are nonpure outcomes in which nonNash outcomes are played, and different deception abilities coexist. We extend our model to study preferences that depend also on the opponent's type.
Item Type:  MPRA Paper 

Original Title:  Coevolution of Deception and Preferences: Darwin and Nash Meet Machiavelli 
Language:  English 
Keywords:  Evolution of Preferences; Indirect Evolutionary Approach, Theory of Mind; Depth of Reasoning; Deception. 
Subjects:  C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C7  Game Theory and Bargaining Theory > C72  Noncooperative Games C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C7  Game Theory and Bargaining Theory > C73  Stochastic and Dynamic Games ; Evolutionary Games ; Repeated Games 
Item ID:  58255 
Depositing User:  Yuval Heller 
Date Deposited:  06 Sep 2014 10:07 
Last Modified:  06 Sep 2014 10:11 
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