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.
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.