Trusting and trustworthiness : What are they , how to measure them , and what affects them

  title={Trusting and trustworthiness : What are they , how to measure them , and what affects them},
  author={Avner Ben-ner and Freyr Halldorsson},
0167-4870/$ see front matter 2009 Published b doi:10.1016/j.joep.2009.10.001 * Corresponding author. Tel.: +16126240867. E-mail address: (A. Ben-Ner The study examines trust by investigating potential determinants (factors determined at birth and childhood) and correlates (various views and attitudes) of trusting and trustworthiness. We examine behavioral and survey measures and conclude that the amount sent in the trust game is a good, albeit partial and overreaching, measure… CONTINUE READING
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