Economic Systems of Foraging, Agricultural, and Industrial Societies

Cambridge University Press Published In Pages: 316
By Frederic L. Pryor


Economic development will be associated with certain political institutions among foraging groups. (52)


Out of all variables tested, political centralization, locational fixity, and size of local group are significantly positively correlated with increase in economic development.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) regressionPartially supportedp < 0.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN