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Hasta que punto los latinoamericanos conf'ian y cooperan? Experimentos de campo sobre exclusión social en seis países de América Latina

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  • Alberto Chong

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  • Hugo Ñopo

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  • Juan Camilo Cardenas

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Este documento investiga hasta que punto las personas confían, reciprocan, cooperan y comparten riesgos. El estudio se llevó a cabo en seis ciudades de América Latina aplicando una serie de experimentos de campo que incluían el juego de confianza, el mecanismo de contribuciones voluntarias y tres juegos de riesgo compartido. Los resultados sugieren que: (i) en promedio, la propensión de los latinoamericanos a confiar y a cooperar es notablemente similar a la de otras regiones del mundo; (ii) la expectativa sobre el comportamiento de los demás es el principal motivador de confianza, reciprocidad y cooperación, y (iii) los comportamientos que incluyen socialización, confianza y cooperación están íntimamente vinculados.

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Paper provided by Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department in its series Research Department Publications with number 4578.

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Date of creation: Apr 2008
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