Social Contracts, Free Riders and Utilities
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- Accinelli E
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Received: September 22, 2015; Accepted: December 29, 2015; Published: January 04, 2016
Citation: Accinelli E, Ordaz E, Plata L, Pinto A (2016) Social Contracts, Free Riders and Utilities. J Glob Econ 4:168. doi:10.4172/2375-4389.1000168
Copyright: © 2016 Accinelli E, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
This paper argues that the existence of selfish behavior in a given society is the result of individual preferences and the conditions prevailing in each society. But the selfish behavior is not necessarily the best option, even when individuals are maximizers of their welfare.