Ingela Alger

Ingela Alger

IDEI Researcher
TSE Research Faculty
IAST Program Director


Tel    +33 (0)5 61 12 85 17
Office    ME 505.3

full cv and publications

Research interests

Evolution of preferences
Moral and altruistic preferences
Family systems and family ties
Contract theory

Work experience

Current position

Senior Researcher CNRS

Grants and awards


Publications on IAST Themes

Article in a refereed journal
"Evolution and Kantian morality", Games and Economic Behavior, vol. 98, p. 56-67. doi:10.1016/j.geb.2016.05.006.
(with Jörgen W. Weibull)
"Does evolution lead to maximizing behavior?", Evolution, vol. 69, n. 7, p. 1858-1873. doi:10.1111/evo.12701.
(with Laurent Lehmann and Jörgen W. Weibull)
"The evolution of altruistic preferences: mothers versus fathers", Review of Economics of the Household, vol. 11, p. 421-446. doi:10.1007/s11150-013-9201-1.
(with Donald Cox)
"Experience benefits and firm organization", The B. E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (Advances), vol. 12, n. 1. doi:10.1515/1935-1682.2932.
(with Ma Ching-to-Albert and Régis Renault)
"A generalization of Hamilton’s rules – Love others how much?", Journal of Theoretical Biology, vol. 299, p. 42-54.
(with Jörgen W. Weibull)
Article in a working paper series
"Strategic Behavior of Moralists and Altruists", IAST working paper, n. 17-69, p. 149-163. doi:10.1111/ecot.12128.
(with Jörgen W. Weibull)
"Does informal risk sharing induce lower efforts? Evidence from lab-in-the-field experiments in rural Mexico", IAST working paper, n. 16-34.
(with Laura Juarez, Miriam Juarez-Torres and Josepa Miquel-Florensa)
"Does evolution lead to maximizing behavior?", IAST working paper, n. 15-20.
(with Laurent Lehmann and Jörgen W. Weibull)
"Evolution leads to Kantian morality", IAST working paper, n. 14-10.
(with Jörgen W. Weibull)
"The Evolution of Altruistic Preferences: Mothers versus Fathers", IAST working paper, n. 12-02.
(with Donald Cox)
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