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Natural selection and rational decision: two concepts of optimization

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  • Elias Khalil, 2009. "Natural selection and rational decision: two concepts of optimization," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 19(3), pages 417-435, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joevec:v:19:y:2009:i:3:p:417-435
    DOI: 10.1007/s00191-008-0120-x
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    1. Elias Khalil, 2013. "Practical beliefs vs. scientific beliefs: two kinds of maximization," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 74(1), pages 107-126, January.
    2. Schliesser, Eric, 2011. "Reading Adam Smith after Darwin: On the evolution of propensities, institutions, and sentiments," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 77(1), pages 14-22, January.
    3. Daniel Arce & Douglas Cook & Robert Kieschnick, 2015. "On the evolution of corporate capital structures," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 25(3), pages 561-583, July.
    4. Elias L. Khalil, 2012. "Are Instincts Hardened Routines? A Radical Proposal," Monash Economics Working Papers 25-12, Monash University, Department of Economics.
    5. Eric Schliesser, 2010. "Reading Adam Smith after Darwin: On the Evolution of Propensities, Institutions, and Sentiments," Post-Print hal-00921187, HAL.
    6. Marciano, Alain & Khalil, Elias L., 2012. "Optimization, path dependence and the law: Can judges promote efficiency?," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 72-82.

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    Selection optimization; Rationality optimization; Redundancy thesis; B0;

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    • B0 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - General

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