Individual level evidence of dishonesty and the gender effect

Friesen, Lana and Gangadharan, Lata (2012) Individual level evidence of dishonesty and the gender effect. Economics Letters, 117 3: 624-626. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2012.08.005


Author Friesen, Lana
Gangadharan, Lata
Title Individual level evidence of dishonesty and the gender effect
Journal name Economics Letters   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0165-1765
1873-7374
Publication date 2012-12
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.08.005
Volume 117
Issue 3
Start page 624
End page 626
Total pages 3
Place of publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract We study dishonesty in an individual task experiment. In contrast to the existing literature, we collect participant level data. We find that men are not only more likely to be dishonest than women, they are also more dishonest.
Keyword Dishonesty
Experiment
Gender
Individual decision making
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Available online: 10 August 2012.

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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