(Evolutionary) game theory and equilibrium

So, I have heard third-hand from the “in crowd” that evolutionary game theory in economics is “dead.”  Is this because of any logical or empirical failure, any strong argument why it should not apply to economics (e.g., the survival of firms) or because it doesn’t isn’t generating the kind of clever and tricky predictions that journals like to publish?  … thinking about our discussion on Dave Hugh-Jones blogspot page.

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