Journal of Bioeconomics

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 293–295 | Cite as

Quantifying the study of cultural group selection: Comments on Janet Landa’s paper

  • Christopher Boehm


Group Selection Cultural Success Cultural Selection Group Advantage Trading Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anthropology and Biological Sciences, Jane Goodall Research CenterUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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