Economic Systems of Foraging, Agricultural, and Industrial Societies

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


Agricultural economy type (Herding-Plus, Egalitarian, Individualistic, or Semi-Marketized) will be associated with the presence of certain demographic and environmental characteristics. (111)


Hd+ economies are significantly positively associated with altitude and animal husbandry ratio, and negatively associated with community size. Egalitarian economies are positively associated with community size, and negatively associated with animal husbandry ratio. There are no significant relationships with IF or SM economies.


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