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Exploring a Causal Relationship between Vertical and Horizontal Trust


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Title: Exploring a Causal Relationship between Vertical and Horizontal Trust
Authors: Eek, Daniel
Rothstein, Bo
Issue Date: 2005
Organization: QoG Institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2005:04
Keywords: vertical trust
horizontal trust
social trust
social capital
Abstract: Three experiments investigating how a possible causal relationship works between vertical trust (i.e., trust in authorities) and horizontal trust (i.e., trust in others) are reported. In Experiment 1, 40 undergraduate students read and responded to several scenarios describing fictitious events in a foreign society. Based on their effects on trust, the scenarios were hypothesized to be grouped into the following four categories; positive effects on vertical trust, negative effects on vertic... more
ISSN: 1653-8919
Related work: http://qog.pol.gu.se/digitalAssets/1350/1350645_2005_4_eek_rothstein.pdf
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/39200
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