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Principled Societies Project

Promoting the Wellbeing Centrality R&D Program, Developing the LEDDA Economic Democracy Framework

About Principled Societies Project

The mission of the Principled Societies Project (PSP) is to study, design, test, monitor, and promote social choice systems that improve collective wellbeing. PSP is located in Houston, Texas.

Fiscal Sponsor

The fiscal sponsor of the Principled Societies Project is We, The World, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Tax-deductible donations to PSP can be made through our fiscal sponsor.


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Principled Societies Project was founded in 2012 by John Boik. Dr. Boik received a BS in civil engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder; a master's degree in acupuncture and Oriental medicine from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, Oregon; and a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Texas, Health Sciences Center, Houston. He completed postdoctoral work at Stanford University, in the Department of Statistics. He is the author of Economic Direct Democracy and other books and papers.

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