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Peter Tankov (CREST, ENSEAE, IP Paris)

18 March 2022 @ 11:00 - 12:00


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18 March 2022
11:00 - 12:00
Event Category:
Academic Events

“Mean-field games: the linear programming approach”


Abstract: We will review the linear programming approach to mean-field games, developed by the author in a series of papers. Mean-field games are games with a large number of identical small agents and symmetric interactions, which have found many applications in finance and economics. The linear programming approach is a relaxation technique, which allows to prove existence results under weak assumptions, and lends itself well to numerical implementation. We will present an application of the approach to a model of energy markets and discuss the « linear programming fictitious play » algorithm for approximating the equilibrium.