Doctoral Thesis

R. A. Povey, D.Phil Thesis : The Socially Optimal Level of Altruism

Published Articles

Punishment and the Potency of Group Selection

The Welfare Economics of Infectious Happiness

Working Papers

Socially Optimal Altruism in a Game of Sequential Punishment

Punishment and the Potency of Group Selection - Extended working paper version with additional simulations

The Limits to Altruism - A Survey

The Socially Optimal Level of Altruism - Extended working paper

Socially Optimal Ideology

Evidence-Based Policy - A General Critique

Presentations

Universal Credit Presentation given at Wessex Public Health Conference, March 2019

Presentation given at Public Economic Theory Conference, 2011, Bloomington

Presentation given at Royal Economic Society Conference, 2018, Brighton

Presentation given at the Global Priorities Institute, 2018, Oxford

Presentation on Game Theory given for Oxford Prospects, 2018, Oxford

Presentation on Game Theory in the Real World given for Oxford Prospects, 2021, Oxford

Email me at: <richard.povey@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk> or <richard.povey@hertford.ox.ac.uk>

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