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Agents with imperfect empathy may survive natural selection

Bisin, Alberto and Verdier, Thierry (2001) Agents with imperfect empathy may survive natural selection Economics Letters, 71, (2), pp. 277-285. (doi:10.1016/S0165-1765(01)00376-7).

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Cultural transmission mechanisms which favor the direct transmission of the parents’ traits to their children may be adaptive to natural selection when opposed to mechanisms in which the parents choose for the offspring the highest fitness at any time.

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Published date: 2001
Keywords: natural selection, imperfect empathy


Local EPrints ID: 33479
ISSN: 0165-1765
PURE UUID: 9a687d46-9746-4596-911e-25350b0dd0e7

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Date deposited: 16 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:52

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Author: Alberto Bisin
Author: Thierry Verdier

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