Individual Motivation, Its Nature, Determinants and Consequences for within Group Behaviour
The paper deals with evaluating the adequacy of the assumption that in economic transactions people are self-interested insofar as they are motivated solely by the concern of maximizing their utility, and in particular with assessing how this assumption affects within-group behaviour.
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