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Ananta Neelim
Royal Melbourne Institute University
Ananta Neelim is a lecturer at the Royal Melbourne Institute University.  Prior to this he was doctoral candidate at the Department of Economics at Monash University. His research interested are in behavioural, development and experimental economics. He has recently worked on issues of religion and status in determining trust behaviour, and role of framing and stakes in affecting altruism.
Articles By Ananta Neelim
Religion, minority status and trust
Posted On: 14 May 2014

Topics:   Conflict

A key factor that drives segmentation in societies is group identities along various dimensions. This column seeks to understand the effects of identity on individual behaviour. Based on an artefactual field experiment on Hindus and Muslims in India and Bangladesh, it finds that it is minority/ majority status based on religion, rather than religion in itself, that dictates trust behaviour of individuals.
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