Trust and discrimination in a segmented society: An experimental approach
AbstractAn experimental approach is used to study ethnic discrimination within the Israeli Jewish society. Our experiment indicates that the segmented structure of Israeli society manifests itself in a consistent pattern of mistrust. In a trust game that we studied, money transferred to players of Eastern ethnic origin (Sephardic Jew) was significantly less than that transferred to players of Western origin (Ashkenazic Jew).
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- Fershtman, C. & Gneezy, U., 1998. "Trust and Discrimination in a Segmented Society: an Experimental Approach," Papers 25-98, Tel Aviv.
- C7 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory
- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
- J71 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - Hiring and Firing
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