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Friday, August 13, 2021

Communities and Trust in Pandemic Context

 Interesting research here out of Kellogg Northwestern.  In the process of reading. 

Trust Usually Helps Communities Thrive. During a Pandemic, Not So Much.

Places with high levels of trust are worse at social distancing.

BASED ON THE RESEARCH OF  Georgy Egorov, Ruben Enikolopov ,Maria Petrova

In general, high levels of trust are considered good for society. And one would assume this to be particularly true during a pandemic: if we trust that our neighbors are following isolation and social-distancing guidelines, wouldn’t we follow them as well?  ... 

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