Markets and Where They Came From

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Science  19 Nov 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5700, pp. 1293-1294
DOI: 10.1126/science.1099509

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Microeconomics Behavior, Institutions, and Evolution. by Samuel Bowles. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2004. 598 pp. $49.50, £32.95 ISBN 0-691-09163-3. Roundtable Series in Behavioral Economics.

The author presents an evolutionary version of microeconomics that he uses to explore central questions of economic growth, organization, and institutions.