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How does opportunistic behavior influence firm size? An evolutionary approach to organizational behavior

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  • CORDES, CHRISTIAN
  • RICHERSON, PETER
  • MCELREATH, RICHARD
  • STRIMLING, PONTUS

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  • Cordes, Christian & Richerson, Peter & Mcelreath, Richard & Strimling, Pontus, 2011. "How does opportunistic behavior influence firm size? An evolutionary approach to organizational behavior," Journal of Institutional Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 7(01), pages 1-21, March.
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    1. Christian Cordes & Peter Richerson & Georg Schwesinger, 2014. "A corporation’s culture as an impetus for spinoffs and a driving force of industry evolution," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 24(3), pages 689-712, July.
    2. Joseph Bozorgmehr, 2012. "Natural selection as a paradigm of opportunism in biology," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 61-75, April.
    3. Heinrich, Torsten, 2015. "Evolution-Based Approaches in Economics and Evolutionary Loss of Information," MPRA Paper 68384, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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