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Dealing with Opportunism: Experimental Investigations of Measures against Dishonest Behavior
This dissertation aims at investigating whether and how distinct measures that are supposed to foster honest behavior work. It consists of three separate papers, in which I analyze the effectiveness and mechanisms of such measures on the basis of several laboratory experiments. Chapter 2 is dedicated to analyzing and comparing the effectiveness of distinct measures that are supposed to prevent people from lying for financial gain. Chapter 3 introduces a novel experimental design that allows the measurement of the ...