Corpus ID: 5119149

Trust , Ethnic Diversity , and Personal Contact : Experimental Field Evidence ∗

@inproceedings{Finseraas2016TrustE,
  title={Trust , Ethnic Diversity , and Personal Contact : Experimental Field Evidence ∗},
  author={Henning Finseraas and T. Hanson and {\AA}. Johnsen and Andreas Kotsadam and Gaute Torsvik},
  year={2016}
}
  • Henning Finseraas, T. Hanson, +2 authors Gaute Torsvik
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
  • We combine a lab and a field experiment to study how close personal contact with minorities affects in-group and out-group trust. Soldiers were randomly assigned to rooms with or without ethnic minorities. At the end of the recruit period we measure trust by using a trust game. We find that close personal contact with minorities increases trust towards a generic immigrant. We replicate the result that individuals coming from areas with a high share of immigrants trust minorities less, but… CONTINUE READING
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