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dc.creatorBlanco, Mariana 
dc.creatorGuerra, José-Alberto 
dc.date.accessioned2020-09-09T23:39:12Z
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dc.date.created2020-08-25
dc.date.issued2020-09-06
dc.identifier.citationBlanco, Mariana; Guerra, José-Alberto (2020) To segregate, or to discriminate – that is the question: experiment on identity and social preferences. Universidad del Rosario, Department of Economics, Documentos de trabajo economía. 50 pp.
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/29783
dc.description¿Cómo afectan las distintas fuentes de identidad social las decisiones de segregación y discriminación? En nuestro experimento de laboratorio, la identidad social se origina ya sea a partir de preferencias, ingresos, capacidad similares, al azar o de un estatus socioeconómico compartido. Para esto último, aprovechamos el sistema de estratificación único (información pública) de Colombia que asigna hogares a estratos socioeconómicos en función de las comodidades de su bloque residencial. Los sujetos deciden con quién interactuar en el juego del dictador y de confianza. Encontramos que los remitentes de nivel socioeconómico alto segregan a los receptores que no pertenecen a su mismo grupo en el juego del dictador, mientras que los remitentes de nivel socioeconómico bajo lo hacen en el Juego de la confianza. Este patrón de segregación se explica en parte por un comportamiento que maximiza los beneficios. En el juego de la confianza, recopilamos evidencia de discriminación estadística. En el juego del dictador, la evidencia apunta a un gusto por la redistribución cuando la identidad se origina en el nivel socioeconómico o el nivel de ingresos. Independientemente de la fuente de identidad, nuestros sujetos esperan ser segregados pero no discriminados
dc.description.abstractHow do various sources of social identity affect segregation and discrimination decisions? In our laboratory experiment, social identity originates either from similar preferences, income, abil- ity, randomly or from shared socioeconomic status. For the latter, we exploit Colombia’s unique (public information) stratification system which assigns households to socioeconomic strata based on its residential block amenities. Subjects decide with whom to in- teract in a Dictator and Trust Game. We find high socioeconomic status senders segregate against out-group receivers in the Dicta- tor Game, while low socioeconomic ones do so in the Trust Game. This segregation pattern is partly explained by payoff-maximizing behavior. In the Trust Game, we gather evidence for statistical discrimination. In the Dictator Game, evidence points to a taste for redistribution when identity originates from socioeconomic sta- tus or income level. No matter the source of identity, our subjects expect being segregated but not discriminated against.
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dc.sourcereponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
dc.sourceinstname:Universidad del Rosario
dc.subjectSituación socioeconómica
dc.subjectEstratificación
dc.subjectSegregación
dc.subjectDiscriminación
dc.subjectExperimento de laboratorio
dc.subject.ddcProblemas sociales & bienestar social en general 
dc.titleTo segregate, or to discriminate – that is the question: experiment on identity and social preferences
dc.typeworkingPaper
dc.subject.keywordSocioeconomic status
dc.subject.keywordStratification
dc.subject.keywordSegregation
dc.subject.keywordDiscrimination
dc.subject.keywordLab Experiment
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dc.contributor.gruplacGrupo de Investigaciones. Facultad de Economía. Universidad del Rosario
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