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Empirical approaches to trust and relational contracts

Macchiavello, Rocco ORCID: 0009-0007-5465-3153 and Morjaria, Ameet (2022) Empirical approaches to trust and relational contracts. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 84. ISSN 0167-7187

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Identification Number: 10.1016/j.ijindorg.2022.102849


Broadly speaking, economists have studied trust in two somewhat distinct ways. One approach is best captured by notions of generalized trust; another approach places trust at the core of relational contracts. After reviewing two empirical approaches to the study of relational contracts, we provide a preliminary attempt to bridge these two strands of the literature in the context of Rwanda’s coffee supply chain.

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Divisions: Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Date Deposited: 09 May 2022 16:42
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2024 22:54

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