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Equilibrium Allele Distribution in Trading Populations


  • Saint-Paul, Gilles


This paper derives the conditions under which fitness-reducing alleles can survive in a long-run stationary equilibrium for a trading population, extending the results in Saint-Paul (2002) for arbitrary systems of sexual reproduction.

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  • Saint-Paul, Gilles, 2006. "Equilibrium Allele Distribution in Trading Populations," CEPR Discussion Papers 5613, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  • Handle: RePEc:cpr:ceprdp:5613

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    comparative advantage; gene-culture co-evolution; genotypes; trade;

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    • J1 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics
    • J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply

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