The 6th Toulouse Economics and Biology Workshop

May 24–25, 2018

Manufacture des Tabacs, S Building, Toulouse, France

Just as physics provides a foundation for chemistry, and chemistry for medicine, biology is the natural foundation for any science that seeks to understand the behavior of living beings, including humans. This year we held the 6th Toulouse Economics and Biology Workshop. In the past, this workshop has dealt with topics such as the evolutionary foundations of morality, the intra-generational transmission of preferences, and the family. This year the theme is Evolution, Cognition, and Rationality. Speakers come from several disciplines, including biology, computer science, economics, physics, and psychology.

Besides the plenary sessions, there will be a poster session to which post-docs and Ph.D. students are most welcome to submit applications (abstract + CV + cover letter) to no later than March 30, 2018.

Full Programme


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Travel Information

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List of speakers

Immanuel Bomze, University of Vienna

Joanna J. Bryson, University of Bath & Princeton University

Noam Brown, Carnegie Mellon University

Iain Couzin, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology & University of Konstanz

Audrey Dussutour, CNRS University Toulouse III

Yuval Heller, Bar-Ilan University

Cecilia Heyes, University of Oxford

Peter Gärdenfors, Lund University

Alex Kacelnik, University of Oxford

Marc Mézard, ENS Paris Sud University

Erik Mohlin, Lund University

Arthur Robson, Simon Fraser University

Ariel Rubinstein, Tel Aviv University

Aldo Rustichini, University of Minnesota

This event has been funded by a French government subsidy managed by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche under the framework of the investissements d'avenir programme reference ANR-11-LABX-0052.


The 6th Toulouse Economics and Biology Workshop, Manufacture des Tabacs, S Building, Toulouse, France, May 24–25, 2018.