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UC Santa Barbara
On the evolution of hoarding, risk-taking, and wealth distribution in nonhuman and human populations.
- Author(s): Bergstrom, Theodore C
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1400817111
This paper applies the theory of the evolution of risk-taking in the presence of idiosyncratic and environmental risks to the example of food hoarding by animals and explores implications of the resulting theory for human attitudes toward risk.