Collaborative Dishonesty – A Meta-Study

Guest Lecture

  • Date: Apr 12, 2021
  • Time: 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Prof. Paul Shalvi (Amsterdam School of Economics)
  • Shaul Shalvi is a professor of Behavioral Ethics at the Center for Research in Experimental Economics and political Decision making (CREED), Amsterdam School of Economics. He serves as an Associate Editor at Judgment and Decision Making. At the moment, his lab is focused on understanding the psychological factors influencing people's behavior when using sharing economy platforms. In particular, how responsible sharing can be encouraged and maintained.
  • Location: via Zoom
  • Host: Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law
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Dishonesty is often a result of collaborative efforts. We present the first meta-study on collaborative dishonesty, reviewing 51,640 decisions, made by 3,264 individuals. Results reveal that: people lie more (i) in collaborative than in individual settings, (ii) when their partners lie, and (iii) in later stages of the interaction.

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