Samuel Bowles - Publications

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, MA 
Labor Economics, General, Industrial and Labor Relations

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Year Citation  Score
2020 Bowles S. A Comment on: “State Capacity, Reciprocity, and the Social Contract” by Timothy Besley Econometrica. 88: 1337-1343. DOI: 10.3982/Ecta18037  0.38
2020 Bowles S, Carlin W. What Students Learn in Economics 101: Time for a Change Journal of Economic Literature. 58: 176-214. DOI: 10.1257/Jel.20191585  0.307
2020 Bowles S, Carlin W. Inequality as experienced difference: A reformulation of the Gini coefficient Economics Letters. 186: 108789. DOI: 10.1016/J.Econlet.2019.108789  0.352
2019 Bogaard A, Fochesato M, Bowles S. The farming-inequality nexus: new insights from ancient Western Eurasia Antiquity. 93: 1129-1143. DOI: 10.15184/Aqy.2019.105  0.333
2019 Bowles S, Choi J. The Neolithic Agricultural Revolution and the Origins of Private Property Journal of Political Economy. 127: 2186-2228. DOI: 10.1086/701789  0.587
2019 Bowles S. Globalization versus redistribution? Egalitarian policies in a competitive world economy Indian Economic Review. 54: 89-112. DOI: 10.1007/S41775-019-00069-Y  0.417
2018 Ross CT, Borgerhoff Mulder M, Oh SY, Bowles S, Beheim B, Bunce J, Caudell M, Clark G, Colleran H, Cortez C, Draper P, Greaves RD, Gurven M, Headland T, Headland J, et al. Greater wealth inequality, less polygyny: rethinking the polygyny threshold model. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 15. PMID 30021924 DOI: 10.1098/Rsif.2018.0035  0.312
2018 Girardi D, Bowles S. Institutional shocks and economic outcomes: Allende’s election, Pinochet’s coup and the Santiago stock market Journal of Development Economics. 134: 16-27. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jdeveco.2018.04.005  0.362
2017 Kohler TA, Smith ME, Bogaard A, Feinman GM, Peterson CE, Betzenhauser A, Pailes M, Stone EC, Marie Prentiss A, Dennehy TJ, Ellyson LJ, Nicholas LM, Faulseit RK, Styring A, Whitlam J, ... ... Bowles S, et al. Greater post-Neolithic wealth disparities in Eurasia than in North America and Mesoamerica. Nature. PMID 29143817 DOI: 10.1038/Nature24646  0.375
2017 Belloc M, Bowles S. Persistence and Change in Culture and Institutions under Autarchy, Trade, and Factor Mobility American Economic Journal: Microeconomics. 9: 245-276. DOI: 10.1257/Mic.20160079  0.347
2017 Bowles S, Kirman A, Sethi R. Retrospectives: Friedrich Hayek and the Market Algorithm Journal of Economic Perspectives. 31: 215-230. DOI: 10.1257/Jep.31.3.215  0.349
2017 Naidu S, Hwang S, Bowles S. The Evolution of Egalitarian Sociolinguistic Conventions American Economic Review. 107: 572-577. DOI: 10.1257/Aer.P20171089  0.319
2014 Bowles S, Loury GC, Sethi R. GROUP INEQUALITY. Journal of the European Economic Association. 12: 129-152. PMID 25554727 DOI: 10.1111/Jeea.12037  0.371
2014 Bowles S. Niccolò machiavelli and the origins of mechanism design Journal of Economic Issues. 48: 267-278. DOI: 10.2753/Jei0021-3624480202  0.39
2014 Bowles S, Hwang SH. Optimal incentives with state-dependent preferences Journal of Public Economic Theory. 16: 681-705. DOI: 10.1111/Jpet.12077  0.387
2014 Fochesato M, Bowles S. Nordic exceptionalism? Social democratic egalitarianism in world-historic perspective Journal of Public Economics. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jpubeco.2014.03.001  0.409
2013 Bowles S, Choi JK. Coevolution of farming and private property during the early Holocene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 8830-5. PMID 23671111 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1212149110  0.582
2013 Belloc M, Bowles S. The persistence of inferior cultural-institutional conventions American Economic Review. 103: 93-98. DOI: 10.1257/Aer.103.3.93  0.312
2012 Bowles S. Warriors, levelers, and the role of conflict in human social evolution. Science (New York, N.Y.). 336: 876-9. PMID 22605768 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1217336  0.411
2012 Bowles S, Boyd R, Mathew S, Richerson PJ. The punishment that sustains cooperation is often coordinated and costly Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 35: 20-21. PMID 22289309 DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X1100118X  0.307
2012 Bowles S, Polanía-Reyes S. Economic incentives and social preferences: Substitutes or complements? Journal of Economic Literature. 50: 368-425. DOI: 10.32609/0042-8736-2013-5-73-108  0.403
2012 Bowles S, Gintis H. Contested exchange: New microfoundations for the political economy of capitalism The Economic Nature of the Firm: a Reader, Third Edition. 197-211. DOI: 10.1177/003232929001800202  0.364
2012 Gintis H, Bowles S, Boyd R, Fehr E. Explaining altruistic behaviour in humans Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. DOI: 10.1016/S1090-5138(02)00157-5  0.365
2012 Hwang SH, Bowles S. Is altruism bad for cooperation? Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 83: 330-341. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jebo.2012.06.001  0.381
2012 Oh SY, Park Y, Bowles S. Veblen effects, political representation, and the reduction in working time over the 20th century Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 83: 218-242. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jebo.2012.05.006  0.348
2011 Bowles S. Cultivation of cereals by the first farmers was not more productive than foraging. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 4760-5. PMID 21383181 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1010733108  0.34
2010 Smith EA, Hill K, Marlowe F, Nolin D, Wiessner P, Gurven M, Bowles S, Mulder MB, Hertz T, Bell A. Wealth transmission and inequality among hunter-gatherers. Current Anthropology. 51: 19-34. PMID 21151711 DOI: 10.1086/648530  0.356
2010 Boyd R, Gintis H, Bowles S. Coordinated punishment of defectors sustains cooperation and can proliferate when rare. Science (New York, N.Y.). 328: 617-20. PMID 20431013 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1183665  0.337
2010 Smith EA, Bowles S, Hertz T, Borgerhoff Mulder M, Shenk MK, Gurven M. Intergenerational wealth transmission and inequality in premodern societies: Reply Current Anthropology. 51: 119-126. DOI: 10.1086/650152  0.363
2010 Bowles S, Smith EA, Mulder MB. The emergence and persistence of inequality in premodern societies: Introduction to the special section Current Anthropology. 51: 7-17. DOI: 10.1086/649206  0.347
2010 Smith EA, Borgerhoff Mulder M, Bowles S, Gurven M, Hertz T, Shenk MK. Production systems, inheritance, and inequality in premodern societies: Conclusions Current Anthropology. 51: 85-94. DOI: 10.1086/649029  0.32
2010 Shenk MK, Mulder Borgerhoff M, Beise J, Clark G, Irons W, Leonetti D, Low BS, Bowles S, Hertz T, Bell A, Piraino P. Intergenerational wealth transmission among agriculturalists: Foundations of Agrarian inequality Current Anthropology. 51: 65-83. DOI: 10.1086/648658  0.359
2010 Gurven M, Borgerhoff Mulder M, Hooper PL, Kaplan H, Quinlan R, Sear R, Schniter E, Von Rueden C, Bowles S, Hertz T, Bell A. Domestication alone does not lead to inequality: Intergenerational wealth transmission among horticulturalists Current Anthropology. 51: 49-64. DOI: 10.1086/648587  0.387
2010 Borgerhoff Mulder M, Fazzio I, Irons W, McElreath RL, Bowles S, Bell A, Hertz T, Hazzah L. Pastoralism and wealth inequality: Revisiting an old question Current Anthropology. 51: 35-48. DOI: 10.1086/648561  0.364
2009 Borgerhoff Mulder M, Bowles S, Hertz T, Bell A, Beise J, Clark G, Fazzio I, Gurven M, Hill K, Hooper PL, Irons W, Kaplan H, Leonetti D, Low B, Marlowe F, et al. Intergenerational wealth transmission and the dynamics of inequality in small-scale societies. Science (New York, N.Y.). 326: 682-8. PMID 19900925 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1178336  0.363
2009 Bowles S. Did warfare among ancestral hunter-gatherers affect the evolution of human social behaviors? Science (New York, N.Y.). 324: 1293-8. PMID 19498163 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1168112  0.385
2009 Carpenter J, Bowles S, Gintis H, Hwang SH. Strong reciprocity and team production: Theory and evidence Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 71: 221-232. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jebo.2009.03.011  0.343
2008 Bowles S. Policies designed for self-interested citizens may undermine "the moral sentiments": evidence from economic experiments. Science (New York, N.Y.). 320: 1605-9. PMID 18566278 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1152110  0.361
2008 Bowles S, Gintis H. Is equality passé ? Homo reciprocans and the future of egalitarian politics ? Revue Du Mauss. 31: 209-241. DOI: 10.3917/Rdm.031.0209  0.356
2008 Bowles S, Hwang S. Social preferences and public economics: Mechanism design when social preferences depend on incentives Journal of Public Economics. 92: 1811-1820. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jpubeco.2008.03.006  0.372
2008 Gintis H, Henrich J, Bowles S, Boyd R, Fehr E. Strong reciprocity and the roots of human morality Social Justice Research. 21: 241-253. DOI: 10.1007/S11211-008-0067-Y  0.327
2007 Choi JK, Bowles S. The coevolution of parochial altruism and war. Science (New York, N.Y.). 318: 636-40. PMID 17962562 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1144237  0.589
2006 Bowles S. Group competition, reproductive leveling, and the evolution of human altruism. Science (New York, N.Y.). 314: 1569-72. PMID 17158320 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1134829  0.317
2006 Fong CM, Bowles S, Gintis H. Chapter 23 Strong reciprocity and the welfare state Handbook of the Economics of Giving, Altruism and Reciprocity. 2: 1439-1464. DOI: 10.1016/S1574-0714(06)02023-9  0.645
2005 Henrich J, Boyd R, Bowles S, Camerer C, Fehr E, Gintis H, McElreath R, Alvard M, Barr A, Ensminger J, Henrich NS, Hill K, Gil-White F, Gurven M, Marlowe FW, et al. "Economic man" in cross-cultural perspective: behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 28: 795-815; discussion . PMID 16372952 DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X05000142  0.408
2005 Bowles S, Posel D. Genetic relatedness predicts South African migrant workers' remittances to their families Nature. 434: 380-383. PMID 15772661 DOI: 10.1038/Nature03420  0.326
2005 Bowles S, Park Y. Emulation, inequality, and work hours: Was Thorsten Veblen right? Economic Journal. 115. DOI: 10.1111/J.1468-0297.2005.01042.X  0.372
2005 Fong CM, Bowles S, Gintis H. Behavioural motives for income redistribution Australian Economic Review. 38: 285-297. DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-8462.2005.00375.X  0.614
2005 Henrich J, Boyd R, Bowles S, Camerer C, Fehr E, Gintis H, McElreath R, Alvard M, Barr A, Ensminger J, Henrich NS, Hill K, Gil-White F, Gurven M, Marlowe FW, et al. Models of decision-making and the coevolution of social preferences Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 28: 838-855. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X05460148  0.349
2004 Bowles S, Gintis H. The evolution of strong reciprocity: cooperation in heterogeneous populations. Theoretical Population Biology. 65: 17-28. PMID 14642341 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tpb.2003.07.001  0.368
2004 Bowles S, Gintis H. Persistent parochialism: Trust and exclusion in ethnic networks Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 55: 1-23. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jebo.2003.06.005  0.323
2003 Bowles S, Choi JK, Hopfensitz A. The co-evolution of individual behaviors and social institutions. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 223: 135-47. PMID 12814597 DOI: 10.1016/S0022-5193(03)00060-2  0.61
2003 Boyd R, Gintis H, Bowles S, Richerson PJ. The evolution of altruistic punishment Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100: 3531-3535. PMID 12631700 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0630443100  0.35
2003 Bowles S. Sociological Forum. 18: 343-348. DOI: 10.1023/A:1024052016064  0.336
2002 Bowles S, Gintis H. Schooling in capitalist America revisited Sociology of Education. 75: 1-18. DOI: 10.2307/3090251  0.311
2002 Bowles S, Gintis H. The inheritance of inequality Journal of Economic Perspectives. 16: 3-30. DOI: 10.1257/089533002760278686  0.351
2002 Bowles S, Gintis H. Social capital and community governance Economic Journal. 112. DOI: 10.1111/1468-0297.00077  0.32
2001 Gintis H, Smith EA, Bowles S. Costly signaling and cooperation Journal of Theoretical Biology. 213: 103-119. PMID 11708857 DOI: 10.1006/Jtbi.2001.2406  0.324
2001 Farkas G, Arrow K, Bowles S, Durlauf S. Meritocracy and Economic Inequality Contemporary Sociology. 30: 236. DOI: 10.2307/3089239  0.446
2001 Bowles S, Gintis H, Osborne M. The determinants of earnings: A behavioral approach Journal of Economic Literature. 39: 1137-1176. DOI: 10.1257/Jel.39.4.1137  0.355
2001 Henrich J, Boyd R, Bowles S, Camerer C, Fehr E, Gintis H, McElreath R. In search of Homo economicus: Behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies American Economic Review. 91: 73-84. DOI: 10.1257/Aer.91.2.73  0.375
2001 Bowles S, Gintis H, Osborne M. Incentive-enhancing preferences: Personality, behavior, and earnings American Economic Review. 91: 155-158. DOI: 10.1257/Aer.91.2.155  0.348
2001 Bowles S. Comment: Individual Behavior and Social Interactions Sociological Methodology. 31: 89-96. DOI: 10.1111/0081-1750.00090  0.41
2000 Bowles S, Gintis H. Walrasian economics in retrospect Quarterly Journal of Economics. 115: 1411-1439. DOI: 10.1162/003355300555006  0.375
2000 Bowles S. Economic institutions as ecological niches Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 23: 148-149. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00252412  0.368
2000 Bardhan P, Bowles S, Gintis H. Chapter 10 Wealth inequality, wealth constraints and economic performance Handbook of Income Distribution. 1: 541-603. DOI: 10.1016/S1574-0056(00)80013-5  0.321
1999 Bowles S, Gintis H, Meyer P. The long shadow of work: Education, the family, and the reproduction of the social division of labor Critical Sociology. 25: 286-305. DOI: 10.1177/08969205990250021701  0.309
1998 Bowles S, Weisskopf T. David M. Gordon: Economist and Public Intellectual (1944–1996) The Economic Journal. 108: 153-164. DOI: 10.1111/1468-0297.00278  0.371
1998 Bowles S, Gintis H. The moral economy of communities: Structured populations and the evolution of pro-social norms Evolution and Human Behavior. 19: 3-25. DOI: 10.1016/S1090-5138(98)00015-4  0.332
1993 Bowles S, Gintis H. The Revenge of Homo Economicus: Contested Exchange and the Revival of Political Economy Journal of Economic Perspectives. 7: 83-102. DOI: 10.1257/Jep.7.1.83  0.399
1993 Bowles S, Gintis H. A political and economic case for the democratic enterprise Economics and Philosophy. 9: 75-100. DOI: 10.1017/S0266267100005125  0.331
1992 Koechlin T, Bowles S, Gordon DM, Weisskopf TE. After the Waste Land: A Democratic Economics for the Year 2000 Southern Economic Journal. 58: 842. DOI: 10.2307/1059863  0.358
1992 Bowles S. Is income security possible in a capitalist economy? European Journal of Political Economy. 8: 557-578. DOI: 10.1016/0176-2680(92)90041-E  0.376
1991 Shackelford J, Barron JM, Lynch GJ, Brue SL, Wentworth DR, Bowden EV, Dyal JA, Karatijas N, Field WP, Fleisher BM, Kniesner TJ, Gregory PR, Ruffin RJ, Gwartney JD, Stroup R, ... ... Bowles S, et al. One-Semester Introductory Economics Textbooks: Echoes and Choices The Journal of Economic Education. 22: 55. DOI: 10.2307/1182334  0.342
1991 Bowles S, Gordon DM, Weisskopf TE. Right-Wing Economics Backfired Challenge. 34: 4-9. DOI: 10.1080/05775132.1991.11471479  0.309
1989 Bowles S, Gordon DM, Weisskopf TE. Business Ascendancy and Economic Impasse: A Structural Retrospective on Conservative Economics, 1979–87 Journal of Economic Perspectives. 3: 107-134. DOI: 10.1257/Jep.3.1.107  0.397
1988 Bowles S, Gordon D, Weisskopf T. Social Institutions, Interests, and the Empirical Analysis of Accumulation: A Reply to Bruce Norton Rethinking Marxism. 1: 44-58. DOI: 10.2307/3517730  0.337
1988 McGaw D, Burnheim J, Bowles S, Gintis H. Is Democracy Possible? The Alternative to Electoral Politics@@@Democracy and Capitalism: Property, Community, and the Contradictions of Modern Social Thought American Political Science Review. 82: 607. DOI: 10.2307/1957406  0.352
1987 Schor JB, Bowles S. Employment Rents and the Incidence of Strikes The Review of Economics and Statistics. 69: 584. DOI: 10.2307/1935952  0.307
1986 Bowles S, Gordon DM, Weisskopf TE. Power and Profits: The Social Structure of Accumulation and the Profitability of the Postwar U.S. Economy Review of Radical Political Economics. 18: 132-167. DOI: 10.1177/048661348601800107  0.363
1984 Bowles S, Gordon DM, Weisskopf TE. A Social Model for U. S. Productivity Growth Challenge. 27: 41-48. DOI: 10.1080/05775132.1984.11470908  0.307
1981 Bowles S, Gintis H. Education as a Site of Contradictions in the Reproduction of the Capital-Labor Relationship: Second Thoughts on the ‘Correspondence Principle’ Economic and Industrial Democracy. 2: 223-242. DOI: 10.1177/0143831X8122005  0.356
1981 Bowles S, Gintis H. Labour heterogeneity and the labour theory of value: a reply Cambridge Journal of Economics. 5: 285-288. DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Cje.A035487  0.302
1981 Bowles S. Technical change and the profit rate: a simple proof of the Okishio theorem Cambridge Journal of Economics. 5: 183-186. DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Cje.A035479  0.32
1978 Bowles S. Capitalist development and educational structure World Development. 6: 783-796. DOI: 10.1016/0305-750X(78)90044-X  0.335
1977 Bowles S, Gintis H. The marxian theory of value and heterogeneous labour: A critique and reformulation Cambridge Journal of Economics. 1: 173-192. DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Cje.A035357  0.32
1976 Wolff RD, Bowles S, Gintis H. Alienation and Human Needs; Reply Monthly Review. 27: 58. DOI: 10.14452/Mr-027-09-1976-02_7  0.326
1975 Bowles S, Gintis H. Class Power and Alienated Labor Monthly Review. 26: 9. DOI: 10.14452/Mr-026-10-1975-03_2  0.308
1974 Bowles S, Nelson VI. The "Inheritance of IQ" and the Intergenerational Reproduction of Economic Inequality The Review of Economics and Statistics. 56: 39. DOI: 10.2307/1927525  0.4
1972 Bowles S. Schooling and Inequality from Generation to Generation Journal of Political Economy. 80: S219-S251. DOI: 10.1086/259996  0.36
1970 Bowles S. Migration as Investment: Empirical Tests of the Human Investment Approach to Geographical Mobility The Review of Economics and Statistics. 52: 356. DOI: 10.2307/1926312  0.391
1970 Bowles S. Aggregation of Labor Inputs in the Economics of Growth and Planning: Experiments with a Two-Level CES Function Journal of Political Economy. 78: 68-81. DOI: 10.1086/259601  0.307
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