Ancestral Kinship Patterns Substantially Reduce the Negative Effect of Increasing Group Size on Incentives for Public Goods Provision

Hannes Rusch*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-115
JournalJournal of Economic Psychology
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

JEL classifications

  • b15 - "History of Economic Thought through 1925: Historical; Institutional; Evolutionary"
  • c72 - Noncooperative Games
  • d64 - "Altruism; Philanthropy"
  • h41 - Public Goods


  • public goods
  • inclusive fitness
  • altruism
  • relatedness
  • Kinship

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