The evolution of costly displays, cooperation, and religion. Inferentially potent displays and their implications for cultural evolution
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- NEP-ALL-2008-01-26 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBE-2008-01-26 (Cognitive & Behavioural Economics)
- NEP-EVO-2008-01-26 (Evolutionary Economics)
- NEP-HPE-2008-01-26 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
- NEP-SOC-2008-01-26 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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