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The origins of governments: from anarchy to hierarchy
Abstract: We analyze development trajectories of early civilizations where population size and technology are endogenous, and derive conditions under which such societies optimally ‘switch’ fromExpand
The Origins of Governments: From Amorphy to Anarchy and Hierarchy
We analyze development trajectories of early civilizations where population size and technology are endogenous, and derive conditions under which such societies optimally “switch” from anarchy toExpand
Why do Cultures Differ ? Evidence from Cross-Cultural Data
History, geography, environment, and technology influence the cultural practices and institutions of a society and vice versa. But how strongly do geography, environment, and technology correlateExpand