Trust and trustworthiness under information asymmetry and ambiguity

Clots-Figueras, Irma and Hernán González, Roberto and Kujal, Praveen (2016) Trust and trustworthiness under information asymmetry and ambiguity. Economics Letters, 147 . pp. 168-170. ISSN 0165-1765 (Published online first)

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Abstract

We introduce uncertainty and ambiguity in the standard investment game. In the uncertainty treatment, investors are informed that the return of the investment is drawn from a publicly known distribution function. In the ambiguity treatment, investors are not informed about the distribution function. We find that both trust and trustworthiness are robust to the introduction of these changes.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Economics
Item ID: 20276
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Depositing User: Praveen Kujal
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2016 11:31
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2017 11:01
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/20276

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