Erez Yoeli

Harvard University Program for Evolutionary Dynamics | CV

Resources for Students and Researchers

DyPy: Python Library for Evolutionary Dynamics in Games

Created by Eric Lubin

Published Papers

Cooperate Without Looking (SI)

with Moshe Hoffman and Martin Nowak
PNAS, January 2015

Harnessing Reciprocity to Promote Cooperation and the Provisioning of Public Goods

with Moshe Hoffman and Dave Rand
Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences Vol. 1 No. 1, October 2014

Powering Up with Indirect Reciprocity in a Large-scale Field Experiment

with Moshe Hoffman, Dave Rand, and Martin Nowak
PNAS Vol. 110 Supplement 2, June 2013

Working Papers

The Evolutionary Basis of Sex Differences in Risk Preferences

with Moshe Hoffman and Jillian Jordan
Last Updated: September 2013

The Benefits of Reducing Fraud

with Dan Becker, Jack Mountjoy, and Doug Smith
Last Updated: December 2012

Non-Refereed Publications

How To Prevent Summer Blackouts

with Moshe Hoffman and Dave Rand
The New York Times; July 4, 2014

The Red Line on Chemical Weapons in Syria

with Moshe Hoffman
The Economist; September 14, 2013

The Risks of Avoiding a Debate on Gender Differences

with Moshe Hoffman
Rady Business Review; Winter 2013

Assigning Property Rights to Human Tissue

with Marcella Bothwell
Rady Business Review; Winter 2013

Media Mentions

Theoretical Support Found for ‘Authentic Altruism’

The Boston Globe; January 28, 2015

How to Choose a Customer Engagement Strategy That Works

GreenBiz; December 6, 2013

The Psychology of Being Online

Huffington Post; October 8, 2013

Reputation Plays A Role in Participation

Bowdoin Daily Sun; June 28, 2013

New Study Shows Reputation Trumps Money

Psych Central; June 15, 2013

Reputation vs. Cash Rewards: How to Inspire Good Behavior

TIME; June 14, 2013

‘Observability’ a Strong Influence on Deeds, Research Finds

Harvard Gazette; June 12, 2013

Positive Peer Pressure More Effective Than Cash Incentives, Study Finds

UCSD News Center; June 11, 2013

Other Interests

My Grandfather's Blog

Enthralling stories of hijackings and more


My Flickr page


Some recordings on Soundcloud


My (incredible) CrossFit gym


The most fun you can legally have in Cambridge