Brighid McCarthy

Advisor: Dr. Lee Cronk

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Evolution of cooperation, experimental economics, social risk pooling, intertemporal choice, risk preference, Tanzania.

CURRENT PROJECTS
I research the dynamics of cooperation in Kijenge, Tanzania, focusing on a system of generosity and mutual aid known as kushirikiana. My dissertation research will combine theoretical perspectives from human behavioral ecology, experimental methods from economics, and qualitative ethnographic fieldwork involving both interviews and participant observation.

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