The application of Signalling Theory to health-related trust problems: The example of herbal clinics in Ghana and Tanzania


In contexts where healthcare regulation is weak and levels of uncertainty high, how do patients decide whom and what to trust? In this paper, we explore the potential for using Signalling Theory (ST, a form of Behavioural Game Theory) to investigate health-related trust problems under conditions of uncertainty, using the empirical example of 'herbal clinics… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.07.009

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