Samuel Bowles

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

Samuel Bowles (PhD Economics, Harvard) wrote A Cooperative Species: Human reciprocity and its evolution with Herbert Gintis. Recent works are The Moral Economy: Why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens and The Economy and Economy, Society and Public Policy, both with Wendy Carlin and the CORE Project, and Microeconomics: Competition, Cooperation, and Conflict with Simon Halliday. 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