Trust, risk and time preferences: evidence from survey data
Giuseppe Albanese (),
Guido de Blasio () and
International Review of Economics, 2017, vol. 64, issue 4, 367-388
Abstract The paper shows that time preferences and risk preferences are key covariates of self-reported trust. They both predict negatively a measure of generalized trust; however, risk aversion is positively correlated with an index of particularized trusting behaviour (which refers to the circle of known people).
Keywords: Trust; Preferences; Survey data (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D1 D8 Z1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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