Economic Theory

, Volume 39, Issue 3, pp 355–376 | Cite as

Evolution in games with a continuous action space

  • Matthijs van Veelen
  • Peter Spreij
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Research Article


Allowing for games with a continuous action space, we investigate how evolutionary stability, the existence of a uniform invasion barrier, local superiority and asymptotic stability relate to each other. This is done without restricting the populations of which we want to investigate the stability to monomorphic population states or to strategies with finite support.


Evolutionary stability Uniform invasion barrier Local superiority Asymptotic stability Continuous action space Topology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Economics and EconometricsUniversiteit van AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Korteweg-de Vries Institute for MathematicsUniversiteit van AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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