Trust and trustworthiness under information asymmetry and ambiguity

Clot-Figueras, Irma and Hernan-Gonzalez, Roberto and Kujal, Praveen (2016) Trust and trustworthiness under information asymmetry and ambiguity. Economics Letters, 147 . pp. 168-170. ISSN 0165-1765

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Abstract

We introduce uncertainty and ambiguity in the standard investment game. In the uncertainty treatment, investors are informed that the return of the investment is drawn from a publicly known distribution function. In the ambiguity treatment, investors are not informed about the distribution function. We find that both trust and trustworthiness are robust to the introduction of these changes.

Item Type: Article
RIS ID: https://nottingham-repository.worktribe.com/output/820291
Keywords: Investment Game, Uncertainty, Ambiguity, Trust, trustworthiness
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Social Sciences > Nottingham University Business School
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.08.019
Depositing User: Howis, Jennifer
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2017 12:09
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 18:14
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/40433

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