Gender differences in deception
Anna Dreber () and
Magnus Johannesson ()
Economics Letters, 2008, vol. 99, issue 1, 197-199
Gneezy [Gneezy, U., 2005. Deception: the role of consequences. American Economic Review 95, 384-394.] recently showed that lying is costly. Using the same experimental design we test whether there is a gender difference in deception. We find that men are significantly more likely than women to lie to secure a monetary benefit.
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