publication . Master thesis . 2019

In bots we (dis)trust?

Underhaug, Martin; Tonning, Håvard;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2019
  • Publisher: University of Stavanger, Norway
  • Country: Norway
Abstract
Master's thesis in Economics As algorithms have evolved to become alternatives to human decision-makers in several domains, trust in algorithms becomes a crucial research topic. Indeed, research have shown that higher levels of trust lead to more reliance and faster adoption of technological artifacts. The intention of this thesis is to examine if people trust algorithms more than their human counterparts. This is done by constructing two experiments which each explore different manifestations of trust. First, we replicate the well-known trust game by Berg, Dickhaut and McCabe to investigate if people trust unknown individuals more than algorithms (‘Study 1’, n=...
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free text keywords: økonomi, administrasjon, trust, algorithm, financial advice, trust game, judge advisor system, robo-advisor, behavioral economics, experiment, experimental economics, economics, atferdsøkonomi, eksperiment, Amazon Mechanical Turk, MTurk, Amazon, Amazon MTurk, Lioness, :Social science: 200::Economics: 210::Business: 213 [VDP]
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