Preferences for Truthfulness: Heterogeneity among and within Individuals

We conduct an experiment assessing the extent to which people trade off the economic costs of truthfulness against the intrinsic costs of lying. The results allow us to reject a type-based model. People's preferences for truthfulness do not identify them as only either “economic types” (who car...

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Volume: 103
Main Author: Gibson, Rajna
Tanner, Carmen
Wagner, Alexander F
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.02.2013
AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
published in: The American economic review Vol. 103; no. 1; pp. 532 - 548
ORCID: 0000-0002-9796-8821
Data of publication: 20130201
ISSN: 0002-8282
1944-7981
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Law
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