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Contributions to Economics
We present an agent-based model designed to study the cultural evolution of age-at-marriage norms. We review theoretical arguments and empirical evidence on the existence of norms proscribing marriage outside of an acceptable age interval. Using a definition of norms as constraints built in agents, we model the transmission of norms, and of mechanisms of intergenerational transmission of norms. Agents can marry each other only if they share part of the acceptable age interval. We performdoi:10.1007/978-3-7908-2715-6_8 fatcat:y2snrz7h7fhlzbutxnsjjpnccq