Love Thy Neighbor: Bonding versus Bridging Trust

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Poulsen, Odile; Svendsen, Gert Tinggaard;
  • Subject: Trust; two-sector model; chaos
    • jel: jel:A12 | jel:O41 | jel:D90 | jel:C61

We study how trust is generated in society. In a two-sector model, we analyze two communities. In the bonding community people do not trust people outside their regular networks. In the bridging community people choose to trust strangers when they meet them. The hypothe... View more
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