Identifying In-Group and Out-Group Effects in the Trust Game
This paper presents an experiment measuring how lab-induced group identity affects trust and trustworthiness in a repeated trust game with random matching. Identity had positive in-group and negative out-group effects on trust. However, the in-group effect was small and statistically insignificant, while the out-group effect was large. Trustworthiness was determined mainly by reciprocity effects.
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Volume (Year): 11 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (June)
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