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Finding social dilemma: West of Babel, not east of Eden


  • Richard Wagner



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  • Richard Wagner, 2008. "Finding social dilemma: West of Babel, not east of Eden," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 135(1), pages 55-66, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:135:y:2008:i:1:p:55-66
    DOI: 10.1007/s11127-007-9247-9

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    1. Reder, Melvin W, 1982. "Chicago Economics: Permanence and Change," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 20(1), pages 1-38, March.
    2. Nicolaas J. Vriend, 2002. "Was Hayek an Ace?," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 68(4), pages 811-840, April.
    3. Joshua M. Epstein & Robert L. Axtell, 1996. "Growing Artificial Societies: Social Science from the Bottom Up," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262550253, January.
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    1. Richard Wallick, 2012. "Agent-based modeling, public choice, and the legacy of Gordon Tullock," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 152(1), pages 223-244, July.

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    Spontaneous order; Social dilemma; Social networks; Emergent theorizing; Gordon Tullock; James Buchanan; B4; D6; D7;

    JEL classification:

    • B4 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology
    • D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
    • D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making


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