The Logic of Animal Intergroup Conflict: A Review

Hannes Rusch, Sergey Gavrilets

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Abstract

We review the literature on various approaches to modeling animal intergroup conflict behavior in theoretical biology, highlight the intricacies emerging in the process of adding due biological realism to such models, and point out recent empirical findings that can inspire future theorizing. (c) 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1014-1030
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Economic Behavior & Organization
Volume178
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2020

JEL classifications

  • c73 - "Stochastic and Dynamic Games; Evolutionary Games; Repeated Games"
  • d74 - "Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances"
  • c72 - Noncooperative Games
  • n40 - Economic History: Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation: General, International, or Comparative

Keywords

  • between-group competition
  • evolution
  • game theoretical models
  • multiplayer contest
  • theoretical biology
  • KIN SELECTION
  • CONTESTS
  • EVOLUTIONARY DYNAMICS
  • Theoretical biology
  • COOPERATION
  • INCLUSIVE FITNESS
  • GROUP-SIZE
  • GAME
  • Between-group competition
  • Game theoretical models
  • Evolution
  • DEAR ENEMIES
  • NUMERICAL ASSESSMENT
  • Multiplayer contest
  • PAROCHIAL ALTRUISM

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