Collective action problem in heterogeneous groups.

@article{Gavrilets2015CollectiveAP,
  title={Collective action problem in heterogeneous groups.},
  author={Sergey Gavrilets},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={370 1683},
  pages={20150016}
}
I review the theoretical and experimental literature on the collective action problem in groups whose members differ in various characteristics affecting individual costs, benefits and preferences in collective actions. I focus on evolutionary models that predict how individual efforts and fitnesses, group efforts and the amount of produced collective goods depend on the group's size and heterogeneity, as well as on the benefit and cost functions and parameters. I consider collective actions… CONTINUE READING
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