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ISSN: 2080-4881     eISSN: 2300-4096    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/sip.2016.44/2-16
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Issue archive / nr 44/2 2016
Zaufanie jako miara kapitału społecznego – dane deklarowane a obserwowane
(Trust as a measure of social capital – survey and experimental evidence)

Authors: Urszula Markowska-Przybyła
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wrocławiu

David M. Ramsey
Politechnika Wrocławska
Keywords: social capital trust measurement trust game
Year of publication:2016
Page range:14 (223-236)
Klasyfikacja JEL: C70 R12 Z13
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The article presents a comparison between measures of an aspect of social capital – the level of trust – obtained in a two fold way: firstly, as the answer to the question: “would you say most people can be trusted?” and secondly as a result of analyzing players’ behavior in the trust game. The comparison of the results of both methods of measurement shows that the answers to the question of trust reflects players’ behavior only to a small extent, and aggregated data at the regional level are not correlated at all.
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