Cognition and Extended (NSNX) Rational Choice: Some Early Results
- 46 Downloads
The paper sketches a neoDarwinian model of cooperation, which is then used to analyze archived data from two prominent series of public goods experiments. Each of three tests supports a conjecture drawn from the model, but also reveals a cognitive complication.
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- Camerer, Colin & Ernst Fehr. Forthcoming. Measuring social norms and preferences using experimental games. In J. Henrich, R. Boyd, S. Bowles, C. Camerer, E. Fehr & H. Gintis (ed.), Foundations of Human Sociality. Oxford University Press, Oxford.Google Scholar
- Cookson, Richard. 2000. Framing effects in public goods experiments. Experimental Economics 3: 55–79.Google Scholar
- Darwin, Charles. 1871. Descent of man. J. Murray, London.Google Scholar
- Madison, James. 1787 (1999). Vices of the political system of the United States in James Madison. Library of America, New York.Google Scholar
- Margolis, Howard. 1982, 1984. Selfishness altruism & rationality. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.Google Scholar
- Schelling, Thomas C. 1978. Micromotives and macrobehavior. Norton, New York.Google Scholar
- Williams George C. 1966. Adaptation and natural selection: a critique of some current evolutionary thought. Princeton University Press, Princeton.Google Scholar