Quantitative and Formal Models of Culture Edit

Quantitative techniques often try to answer one of three questions with respect to culture:

  1. What results if we assume people have particular cultural traits or norms? What are the observable implications of the traits / norms, how do they shape societal outcomes?
  2. Why do particular cultural traits or norms exist? How do they evolve over time?
  3. Empirically, what cultural traits / norms do people actually hold?

This page is (initially) devoted to questions 1 (the impact of culture/norms) and 2 (the causes of culture/norms)

Game Theory and Culture Edit

Simulation Modeling and Culture Edit