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The strategy method lowers measured trustworthy behavior

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  • Casari, Marco
  • Cason, Timothy N.

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In a trust game experiment, we elicited choices using either the so-called game or strategy method. While the two methods yield similar rates of trust, the strategy method reveals a significantly lower rate of trustworthiness.

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  • Casari, Marco & Cason, Timothy N., 2009. "The strategy method lowers measured trustworthy behavior," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 103(3), pages 157-159, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:103:y:2009:i:3:p:157-159
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