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Dr. Eric Schniter

Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty
Economic Science Institute
Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; Psychology
The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
University of Oregon, Bachelor of Arts
University of Oregon, Master of Science
University of California, Santa Barbara, Ph.D.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Gurven, M., Borgerhoff Mulder, M., Hooper, Paul L., Kaplan, H., Quinlan, R., Sear, R., Schniter, E., von Rueden, C., Bowles, S., Hertz, T., and Bell, A. 2010. Domestication Alone Does Not Lead to Inequality. Current Anthropology. 51(1):1-16.
Gurven, M., Schniter, E., 2010. An evolutionary perspective can help unify disparate accounts of grandparental investment. (commentary on D. Coall & R. Hertwig, “Grandparental Investment: Past, Present, and Future”) Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 33:25-26.
Borgerhoff Mulder, M., Bowles, S., Hertz, T., Bell, A., Beise, J., Clark, G., Fazzio, I., Gurven, M., Hill, K., Hooper, P.L., Irons, W., Kaplan, H., Leonetti, D., Low, B., Marlowe, F., McElreath, R., Naidu, S., Nolin, D., Piraino, P., Quinlan, R., Schniter, E., Sear, R., Shenk, M., Smith, E.A., von Rueden, C., Wiessner, P. 2009. Intergenerational Wealth Transmission and the Dynamics of Inequality in Small-Scale Societies”. Science. 326:682-688
Schniter, E. 2008. “Shuar” in Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, 2nd ed. (pp.835-836) C. Scribner’s Sons: New York.
Gurven, M., Zanolini, A., Schniter, E. 2008. Culture sometimes matter: intra-cultural variation in pro-social behavior among Tsimane Amerindians. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 67:587-607