Cultural Commons and Cultural Evolution

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Giangiacomo Bravo
  • Subject: Quantitative Biology - Populations and Evolution | Economics and Finance, | Quantitative Biology - Quantitative Methods

Culture evolves following a process that is akin to biological evolution, although with some significant differences. At the same time culture has often a collective good value for human groups. This paper studies culture in an evolutionary perspective, with a focus on ... View more
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