The Political Economy of Trust

Forthcoming in Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (Roger Congleton, Bernard Grofman and Stefan Voigt, eds.)

36 Pages Posted: 12 Apr 2017  

Christian Bjørnskov

Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business; Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN); Center for Political Studies

Date Written: April 9, 2017

Abstract

This chapter surveys the theoretical and empirical development of the political economy of social trust. The particular focus is on the association between trust and formal institutions and policy choices.

Suggested Citation

Bjørnskov, Christian, The Political Economy of Trust (April 9, 2017). Forthcoming in Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (Roger Congleton, Bernard Grofman and Stefan Voigt, eds.). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2949284 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2949284

Christian Bjørnskov (Contact Author)

Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business ( email )

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Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) ( email )

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Stockholm, SE-102 15
Sweden

Center for Political Studies

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Copenhagen K, DK-1301
Denmark

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