The bioeconomics of homogeneous middleman groups as adaptive units: Theory and empirical evidence viewed from a group selection framework
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Volume (Year): 10 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
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Adaptation; Complex regulatory mechanisms; Major life transitions; Social norms; Institutions; Trust; Kinship; Ethnicity; Clubs; Multilevel selection; Cultural group selection; In-group cooperation; Between-group competition; Cultural bearing and transmission units; Dual-inheritance theory; Ethnocentrism; D23; D71; D86; L14; 017; Z12; Z13;
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- L14 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Transactional Relationships; Contracts and Reputation
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