Trust and Discrimination in a Segmented Society: an Experimental Approach
Chaim Fershtman () and
Working Papers from Tel Aviv
An experimental approach is used to study ethnic discrimination within the Israeli Jewish society. Our experiment indicates that the segmented structure of Israeli society manifests itself in a consistent pattern of mistrust. In a trust game that we studied, money transferred to players of Eastern ethnic origin (Sephardic Jew) was significantly less than that transferred to players of Western origin (Ashkenazic Jew).
Keywords: DISCRIMINATION; ISRAEL (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C7 D63 J71 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Working Paper: Trust and discrimination in a segmented society: An experimental approach (1999)
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