Human responses to environmental extremeness and uncertainty: a cross-cultural perspective

Risk and Uncertainty in Tribal and Peasant Economies Westview Press Boulder, CO Published In Pages: 229-255
By Low, Bobbi S.


Patterns of food storage and trade will be related to rainfall predictability (238).


Food was slightly, but not significantly more likely to be traded or stored in predictable environments.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman’s rank-order correlationNot Supportedp<.10rho= .09UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Food StorageDependentPreservation And Storage Of Food
Rainfall PredictabilityIndependentClimate