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Trust in cooperation or ability? An experimental study on gender differences

  • Christiane Schwieren

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  • Matthias Sutter

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We examine gender differences in trust in another party?s cooperation (CC) or its ability (AC). While men and women do not differ concerning trust in cooperation, gender has a strong influence when trust in another subject?s ability is required.

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Paper provided by Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck in its series Working Papers with number 2007-20.

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Date of creation: Sep 2007
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