Some remarkable results of the studies in this thesis are that individual behavior seems to be rather well described by theories taking the (im)patience of agents into account. Fairness considerations are found to play an important role not only in bargaining situations but also in competitive markets. At the same time, the impact of fairness varies with the institutional setting. Finally, investigation into the variation of trust accross the Dutch population suggests that age and education affect a basic trust propensity.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||15 Dec 2003|
|Place of Publication||Tilburg|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|