Peer-reviewed Articles

    1. Eriksson, K., Strimling, P., Andersson, P. A., & Lindholm, T. (2017). Costly punishment in the ultimatum game evokes moral concern, in particular when framed as payoff reduction.Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 69, 59-64.
    2. Cownden, D., Eriksson, K. and Strimling, P. (2017) A Popular Misapplication of Evolutionary Modeling to the Study of Human Cooperation. To appear in Evolution and Human Behavior
    3. Ross, C. T., Strimling, P., Ericksen, K. P., Lindenfors, P., & Mulder, M. B. (2016). The Origins and Maintenance of Female Genital Modification across Africa.Human Nature, 1-28.
    4. Eriksson, K., Strimling, P., Andersson, P. A., & Lindholm, T. (2016). Costly punishment in the ultimatum game evokes moral concern, in particular when framed as payoff reduction.Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
    5. Cownden, D., Eriksson, K., & Strimling, P. (2015). The implications of learning across perceptually and strategically distinct situations. Synthese, 1-18.
    6. Eriksson, K., & Strimling, P. (2015). Group differences in broadness of values may drive dynamics of public opinion on moral issues. Mathematical Social Sciences, 77, 1-8.
    7. Eriksson, K., Andersson, P. A., & Strimling, P. (2015). Moderators of the disapproval of peer punishment. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 1368430215583519.
    8. Jansson, F., Parkvall, M., & Strimling, P. (2015). Modeling the Evolution of Creoles. Language Dynamics and Change, 5(1), 1-51.
    9. Eriksson, K., & Strimling, P. (2015). Injunctive Versus Functional Inferences From Descriptive Norms Comment on Gelfand and Harrington. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 0022022115605387.
    10. Strimling, P. and Eriksson, K. (2014) Regulating the Regulation: Norms about Punishment. Social dilemmas: New perspectives on reward and punishment Edited by Van Lange et al.. New York: Oxford University Press.
    11. Eriksson, K., Cownden, D., Ehn, M., & Strimling, P. (2014). “Altruistic” and “Antisocial” Punishers are One and the Same. Review of Behavioral Economics, 1(3), 209-221.
    12. Eriksson, K., Strimling, P., & Coultas, J. C. (2014). Bidirectional associations between descriptive and injunctive norms.Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.
    13. de Barra, M., Eriksson, K., & Strimling, P. (2014). How Feedback Biases Give Ineffective Medical Treatments a Good Reputation. Journal of medical Internet research, 16(8).
    14. Eriksson, K., & Strimling, P. (2014). Spontaneous associations and label framing have similar effects in the public goods game. Judgment and decision making, 9(5), 360-372.
    15. Eriksson, K., Strimling, P., & Ehn, M. (2013). Ubiquity and efficiency of restrictions on informal punishment rights.Journal of Evolutionary Psychology,11(1), 17-34.
    16. Bernard, M., Dreber, A., Strimling, P., & Eriksson, K. (2013). The subgroup problem: When can binding voting on extractions from a common pool resource overcome the tragedy of the commons?.Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization91, 122-130.
    17. Parkvall, M., Jansson, F., & Strimling, P. (2013). Simulating the genesis of Mauritian.Acta Linguistica Hafniensia45(2), 265-273.
    18. Eriksson, K., & Strimling, P. (2012). The hard problem of cooperation.PloS one7(7), e40325.
    19. Fogarty, L., Strimling, P., & Laland, K. N. (2011). The evolution of teaching.Evolution,65(10), 2760-2770.
    20. Cordes, C., Richerson, P., McElreath, R., & Strimling, P. (2011). How does opportunistic behavior influence firm size? An evolutionary approach to organizational behavior.Journal of Institutional Economics7(01), 1-21.
    21. Eriksson, K., & Strimling, P. (2010). The devil is in the details: Incorrect intuitions in optimal search.Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization,75(2), 338-347.
    22. Enquist, M., Strimling, P., Eriksson, K., Laland, K., & Sjostrand, J. (2010). One cultural parent makes no culture.Animal Behaviour79(6), 1353-1362.
    23. Strimling, P., Sjöstrand, J., Enquist, M., & Eriksson, K. (2009). Accumulation of independent cultural traits.Theoretical population biology76(2), 77-83.
    24. Eriksson, K., & Strimling, P. (2009). Partner search heuristics in the lab: Stability of matchings under various preference structures.Adaptive Behavior,17(6), 524-536.
    25. Gruber, T., Muller, M. N., Strimling, P., Wrangham, R., & Zuberbühler, K. (2009). Wild chimpanzees rely on cultural knowledge to solve an experimental honey acquisition task.Current Biology19(21), 1806-1810.
    26. Strimling, P., Enquist, M., & Eriksson, K. (2009). Repeated learning makes cultural evolution unique.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,106(33), 13870-13874.
    27. Eriksson, K., & Strimling, P. (2009). Biases for acquiring information individually rather than socially.Journal of Evolutionary Psychology7(4), 309-329.
    28. McElreath, R., & Strimling, P. (2008). When natural selection favors imitation of parents.Current Anthropology49(2), 307-316.
    29. Cordes, C., Richerson, P. J., McElreath, R., & Strimling, P. (2008). A naturalistic approach to the theory of the firm: The role of cooperation and cultural evolution.Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization68(1), 125-139.
    30. Eriksson, K., Sjöstrand, J., & Strimling, P. (2008). Asymmetric equilibria in dynamic two-sided matching markets with independent preferences. International Journal of Game Theory,36(3-4), 421-440.
    31. Eriksson, K., Sjöstrand, J., & Strimling, P. (2007). Optimal expected rank in a two-sided secretary problem.Operations research55(5), 921-931.
    32. McElreath, R., & Strimling, P. (2006). How noisy information and individual asymmetries can make ‘personality’an adaptation: a simple model.Animal Behaviour72(5), 1135-1139.
    33. Eriksson, K., Sjöstrand, J., & Strimling, P. (2006). Three-dimensional stable matching with cyclic preferences.Mathematical Social Sciences52(1), 77-87.
    34. Gavel, H., & Strimling, P. (2004). Nim with a Modular Muller Twist.Integers: Electronic Journal of Combinatorial Number Theory4(G04), G04.


    1. Strimling, P. (2008). What Will We Learn? A Mathematical Treatise of Cultural Evolution. Doctoral thesis MdH
    2. Strimling, P. (2005). Trying to find what you want. Licentiat thesis MdH


    Published Working papers

    1. Hoff, K., Somanathan, R., & Strimling, P. (2014). Community Contracts: An Experimental Investigation of Rule Formation in Indian Villages. Working Paper, University of Virginia, Charlottesville.
    2. Strimling, P., Lindberg, S. I., Ehn, M., Eriksson, K., & Rothstein, B. (2013). Can Efficient Institutions Induce Cooperation Among Low Trust Agents?. QOG THE QUALITY OF GOVERNMENT INSTITUTE WORKING PAPER SERIES,7.
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