Samuel Bowles

Research Professor and Director of the Behavioral Sciences Program, Santa Fe Institute

Samuel Bowles (PhD Economics, Harvard) is at the Santa Fe Institute. He recently published The Moral Economy: Why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens and with Wendy Carlin and others authored The Economy. With Simon Halliday he is completing Microeconomics: Competition, Conflict, and Coordination. He is also  coauthor with Herbert Gintis of A Cooperative Species: Human reciprocity and its evolution. In addition to the usual economics journals his research appears in Science, Nature, Behavior and Brain Science, Current Anthropology, Journal of Theoretical Biology, and Philosophy and Public Affairs. He has also advised Senator Robert Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King, and President Nelson Mandela  on economic policy.

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