Publications

2002
Henrich, J., & McElreath, R. (2002). Are Peasants Risk-Averse Decision Makers? Current Anthropology , 43 (1), 172-181. Supplement PDF
Henrich, J. (2002). Decision-making, cultural transmission and adaptation in economic anthropology. In J. Ensminger (Ed.), Theory in Economic Anthropology (pp. 251-295) . Walnut Creek, CA, AltaMira Press. PDF
Henrich, J., & Boyd, R. (2002). On Modeling Cultural Evolution: Why replicators are not necessary for cultural evolution. Journal of Cognition and Culture , 2 (2), 87-112. PDF
Henrich, J., & McElreath, R. (2002). Reply to kuznar's comment on our "Are Peasants Risk Averse Decision-Makers". Current Anthropology , 43, 788-789. PDF
2001
Henrich, J. (2001). Cultural transmission and the diffusion of innovations: Adoption dynamics indicate that biased cultural transmission is the predominate force in behavioral change. American Anthropologist , 103 (4), 992-1013. PDF
Henrich, J., & Gil-White, F. J. (2001). The evolution of prestige: Freely conferred deference as a mechanism for enhancing the benefits of cultural transmission. Evolution and human behavior , 22 (3), 165-196. PDF
Henrich, J., Boyd, R., Bowles, S., Camerer, C., Fehr, E., Gintis, H., & McElreath, R. (2001). In search of Homo economicus: Behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies. American Economic Review , 91 (2), 73-78. PDF
Henrich, J. (2001). On Risk Preferences and Curvilinear Utility Curves. Current Anthropology , 42 (5), 711-713. PDF
Henrich, J., Albers, W., Boyd, R., McCabe, K., Gigerenzer, G., Young, H. P., & Ockenfels, A. (2001). What Is the Role of Culture in Bounded Rationality? In G. Gigerenzer & R. Selten (Ed.), Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox (pp. 343-359) . Cambridge, MA, MIT Press. PDF
Henrich, J., & Boyd, R. (2001). Why People Punish Defectors: Weak conformist transmission can stabilize costly enforcement of norms in cooperative dilemmas. Journal of Theoretical Biology , 208 (1), 79-89. PDF
2000
Henrich, J. (2000). Does Culture Matter in Economic Behavior: Ultimatum Game Bargaining Among the Machiguenga. American Economic Review , 90 (4), 973-980. PDF
1998
Henrich, J., & Boyd, R. (1998). The evolution of conformist transmission and the emergence of between-group differences. Evolution and Human Behavior , 19 (4), 215-241. PDF

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