"Economic man" in cross-cultural perspective: behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies

Behavior and Brain Sciences Vol/Iss. 28 Published In Pages: 795-855
By Henrich, Joseph, Boyd, Robert, Bowles, Samuel, Camerer, Colin, Fehr, Ernst, Gintis, Herbert, McElreath, Richard L., Alvard, Michael, Barr, Abigail, Ensminger, Jean, Henrich, Natalie Smith, Hill, Kim, Gil-White, Francisco, Gurven, Michael, Marlowe, Frank W., Patton, John Q., Tracer, David


Differences in market integration and local importance of cooperation will be associated with variation in economic behavior between groups (797).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
multiple regressionSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Economic BehaviorDependentNONE
Importance Of CooperationIndependentMutual Aid
Market IntegrationIndependentMedium Of Exchange, Exchange Transactions