How much should we trust the World Values Survey trust question?
AbstractWe use a unique data set of trust game replications to validate the commonly used “trust” question from the World Values Survey. We find that trust as measured by the World Values Survey is positively correlated with experimentally measured trust.
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Volume (Year): 116 (2012)
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Trust; Trust game; World values survey; Cross-cultural experiments;
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