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Essays in behavioural development economics

Neelim, Ananta Zakaria;
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  • Published: 16 Feb 2017
Abstract
My thesis comprises of three papers in behavioural development economics. In all three of my papers I use economic theories and artefactual field experiments to understand individuals’ preferences for trust, altruism and honesty when they interact with others in their societies. The first paper analyses the effect of multiple identities on interpersonal trust. We conduct a field experiment in West Bengal, India and Bangladesh, two regions significantly different in religious composition, but similar on most socio-economic characteristics, ethnicity and language. In West Bengal, Hindus (Muslims) form the majority (minority), while in Bangladesh Hindus (Muslims) f...
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free text keywords: Uncategorized, development, status, deception, thesis(doctorate), frame, monash:130674, ethesis-20140819-113635, religion, experiment, 1959.1/980040, 2014, restricted access, trust, stakes, commendation, vice-chancellor’s commendation for doctoral thesis excellence
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publication . Other literature type . 2017

Essays in behavioural development economics

Neelim, Ananta Zakaria;