Background Publications

 

 

 

 

In this section of our "Honesty and Trust" Website various papers are available to be downloaded. They include:

 

*** Papers of the participants in the project that have been published or are forthcoming in a journal, a conference-volume etc.

 

*** "Semi-finished" products of the participants (e.g. discussion papers) where the author would appreciate comments and suggestions.

 

*** Papers of authors who are not directly associated with our project but who requested that we include their work.

 

*** Information (data, reports etc.) from various sources which might be relevant for the research work of the participants.

 

The authors of the material included in this section are solely responsible for their contributions. The role of the project directors, János Kornai and Susan Rose-Ackerman is only to act as intermediaries between the authors and the website.

 

 

 

Contents

Karen S. Cook, Stanford University

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

Commitment and Exchange: The Emergence of Trust Networks under Uncertainty

 

With Eric R.W. Rice, U.C.L.A., and Alexandra Gerbasi, Stanford University

 

Draft paper for Workshop 2: Formal and Informal Cooperation, Collegium Budapest, November, 2002

Revised Version, November 20, 2002

 

 

 

 

Scott Gehlbach Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science and Economics, University of California at Berkeley

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

                                                               Social Networks and Corruption

                                                              

Prepared for presentation at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association

 

Taxability, Elections, and Government Support of

Business

 

Prepared for the October Workshop of Honesty and Trust Project, Collegium Budapest

 

 

Russell Hardin     Professor of Politics at New York University and

Professor of Political Science at Stanford University

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

Liberal Distrust

 

in European Review, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2002, pp. 73-89.

 

Transition to Corporate Democracy?

 

Prepared for Honesty and Trust Project, Collegium Budapest

Latest revision on 4 December

 

 

Rasma Karklins Professor and Acting Head, Department of Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

                                                               Typology of Post-Communist Corruption

 

in Problems of Post-Communism, Vol. 49, No. 4, July/August 2002, pp. 22-32.

 

 

 

Ivan Krastev Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

Prime Minister’s Dilemma: Do Non-Corrupt Governments in Corrupt Countries Have Incentives To Launch Anti-Corruption Campaigns?

 

 

Prepared for Honesty and Trust Project, Collegium Budapest, December, 2002

Revised on 12 December

 

 

 

 

Larissa Adler Lomnitz Professor of Sociology at University of Mexico

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

Trust, Social Networks and the Informal Economy: A Comparative Analysis

 

Preliminary version of the paper for Workshop 2: Formal and Informal Cooperation, Collegium Budapest, November, 2002

Co-author: Diana Sheinbaum

 

 

Marie Mendras Professor, CERI, Paris

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

The State Is Weak, Administrations Are Strong

Assessing the Functionality of Bureaucracies in Russia

 

Prepared for Honesty and Trust Project, Collegium Budapest, December, 2002

 

 

Helen Nissenbaum Associate Professor New York University

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

Two Conceptions of Trust Online

 

Prepared for Honesty and Trust Project, Collegium Budapest, December, 2002

 

 

Claus Offe Professor of Political Science, Humboldt University, Berlin

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

Controlling Political Corruption: Conceptual and Practical Issues

 

Draft paper for Collegium Budapest conference, December 13-14, 2002

 

 

Antal Örkény Associate Professor of Sociology, ELTE

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

Blindness to success

Social psychological objectives on the way to market economy in Eastern and Central Europe

Co-authors: György Csepeli, Mária Székelyi, Ildikó Barna

 

Prepared for Honesty and Trust Project, Collegium Budapest, December, 2002

 

 

Margit Osterloh Executive Director, Institute for Research in Business Administration, University of Zurich

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

Trust in Alliances – A Difficult Transition from Thin to Thick Trust. Do Good Controls Make Good Neighbors? Co-author: Antoinette Weibel

 

Paper submitted to EIASM, November 19, 2001.

 

 

 

Vadim Radaev Professor, Chair of Economic Sociology State University – Higher School of Economics, Moscow

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

How Trust Is Established in Economic Relationships

When Institutions and Individuals Are Not Trustworthy

(The Case of Russia)

 

This paper is to be presented at Collegium Budapest, Project on Honesty and Trust: Theory and Experience in the Light of Post-Socialist Experience Workshop 2: Formal and Informal Cooperation, November 22-23, 2002

Revised Version, November 18, 2002

 

 

Bo Rothstein Professor, Göteborg University, Sweden

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

Social Capital and Quality of Government: The Causal Mechanism

 

This paper is presented at Collegium Budapest, Project on Honesty and Trust: Theory and Experience in the Light of Post-Socialist Experience Workshop 2: Formal and Informal Cooperation, November 22-23, 2002

 

How Political Institutions Create and Destroy Social Capital:An Institutional Theory of Generalized Trust

 

Co-author: Dietlind Stolle, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

 

Bruno S. Frey Professor of Economics, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

A Constitution for Knaves Crowds out Civic Virtues

 

Economic Journal 107 (1997): 1043-1053.

 

More Order with Less Law: On Contract Enforcement, Trust, and Crowding, co-authors: Iris Bohnet, Steffen Huck

 

Institute For Empirical Research In Economics, University Of Zurich, Working Paper No.52, July 2000

 

 

András Sajó Professor of Legal Sciences, Legal Studies Department, Central European

                     University, Budapest

 

Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

Neutral Institutions. Considerations on Loyalty

 

Prepared for Workshop 1: Creating a Trustworthy State, Collegium Budapest, Project on Honesty and Trust: Theory and Experience in the Light of Post-Socialist Experience, October 18-19, 2002

Draft, March 12, 2003

 

 

Eric M. Uslaner

Trust and Corruption

 

Prepared for presentation at the 2002 Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association, Boston, August 29-September, 2002. Copyright 2002, American Political Science Association

 

Black and Caspian Sea Collaborative Research Program—Final Report

 

Civil Society Development on the Black Sea: Social Involvement in the Republic of Moldova and Romania Professor Paul E. Sum, Ph.D., University of North Dakota Professor Eric M. Uslaner, Ph.D., University of Maryland—College ParkProfessor Gabriel Badescu, Ph.D., Babes-Bolyai UniversityMihai Pisica, MA, Ph.D. candidate, Babes-Bolyai UniversityCosmin Marian, MA, Babes-Bolyai University

 

 

Deniz Yükseker Assistant Professor of Sociology, The Johns Hopkins University

 

“Embedding” Trust in a Transnational Trade Network: Capitalism, The Market and Socialism

 

Working Paper

 

 

 

Laszlo Zsolnai Ph.D, Business Ethics Center, Budapest University of Economic Sciences

 
Participant of the Honesty and Trust Project

 

Honesty, Competence, and Trust: A Behavioral Approach

 

Working Paper

 

                                                                                                                December 2nd revised version