The Trust-Eroding Effect of Inequality: Evidence from East Asian New Democracies

27 Pages Posted: 7 Sep 2010

Date Written: September 1, 2010

Abstract

This paper examines the effect of economic inequality on citizens’ political trust in East Asian new democracies.

Keywords: economic inequaliy, trust in political institutions, social capital, East Asian new democracies, Korea, Taiwan

JEL Classification: D63, O53

Suggested Citation

Chi, Eunju and Kwon, Hyeok Yong, The Trust-Eroding Effect of Inequality: Evidence from East Asian New Democracies (September 1, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1673032 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1673032

Eunju Chi

Korea University ( email )

1 Anam-dong 5 ka
Seoul, 136-701
Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Hyeok Yong Kwon (Contact Author)

Korea University ( email )

1 Anam-dong 5 ka
Seoul, 136-701
Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

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