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dc.contributor.authorCárdenas, Juan Camiloen_US
dc.contributor.authorChong, Albertoen_US
dc.contributor.authorÑopo, Hugoen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-02-23en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-18T11:47:08Z-
dc.date.available2011-11-18T11:47:08Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/51424-
dc.description.abstractThis paper explores the link between what people say they prefer to do and what they actually do. Using data from an experimental project explored trust and pro-sociality for representative samples of individuals in six Latin American capital cities, the paper links the results of these experiments with the responses obtained from representative surveys to the same participating individuals. Individuals with higher agreement with a set of pro-social statements are those more willing to contribute and collaborate to the social welfare in the community, and what people say is linked to what people do. This supports the idea that the inclusion of subjective controls in the lefthand-side in an empirical specification does carry useful information.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherInter-American Development Bank, Research Dep. Washington, DCen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking paper // Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department 634en_US
dc.subject.jelC90en_US
dc.subject.jelD01en_US
dc.subject.jelO12en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordExperimentsen_US
dc.subject.keywordSurveys Subjective Measuresen_US
dc.subject.keywordPro-Socialen_US
dc.subject.keywordLatin Americaen_US
dc.titleStated social behavior and revealed actions: Evidence from six Latin American countries using representative samplesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn585630380en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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