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The Influence Of Gender On Economic Behavior In A Standard Trust Game Experiment



    (Faculty of Business, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)


My paper tries to see if there are any economic behavioral differences between male and female senders/receivers in a standard one-shot trust game played by international students at Università degli Studi di Brescia, Italy. During twenty-four experimental sessions, participants, both senders and receivers, have not discriminated against when playing with partners of different gender.

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  • Larissa-Margareta Batrancea, 2009. "The Influence Of Gender On Economic Behavior In A Standard Trust Game Experiment," JOURNAL STUDIA UNIVERSITATIS BABES-BOLYAI NEGOTIA, Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Business.
  • Handle: RePEc:bbn:journl:2009_3_20_batrincea

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    trust; trustworthiness; gender; economic behavior; experiment;

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    • C99 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Other


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