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On religion, lying, and social preferences

Angelina N. Christie

Economics Letters, 2019, vol. 174, issue C, 161-164

Abstract: This study explores the relation between religion and lying and social preferences. The empirical results reveal that high inner religiosity is correlated with truth-telling. The religious are more influenced by equity concerns. The study also reveals the complexity of religiosity.

Keywords: Experiment; Lying; Social preferences; Religiosity; Survey (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C91 C72 C83 Z12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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