Who trusts others?

Both individual experiences and community characteristics influence how much people trust each other. Using individual level data drawn from US localities we find that the strongest factors associated with low trust are: (i) a recent history of traumatic experiences; (ii) belonging to a group that h...

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Volume: 85
Main Author: Alesina, Alberto
La Ferrara, Eliana
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 2002
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Elsevier
published in: Journal of public economics Vol. 85; no. 2; pp. 207 - 234
Data of publication: 2002
ISSN: 0047-2727
1879-2316
EISSN: 1879-2316
Discipline: Economics
Mathematics
Political Science
Series: Journal of Public Economics
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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