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Economically rational altruism

Author(s): prof. RNDr. Jiří Hlaváček CSc.,
PhDr. Michal Hlaváček Ph.D.,
Type: IES Working Papers
Year: 2001
Number: 14
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Published in: IES WP 2001/14
Publishing place: Prague
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Abstract: Four mathematical models for altruistic behavior are presented is
sthe paper. Economic rationality is drawn from probability of survival of subjects that are taken into account by altruist. Pareto distribution of probability was utilized. It corresponds with the proposal, that the dependence between probability of downfall and the relative reserve to existential minimum is linear.
Key words: mathematical models of economic behavior, altruism, Pareto distribution of probability of downfall.
Downloadable: WP 14

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