Civic Honesty Around the Globe

Honesty is not only a social topic in our daily life, but also an essential indicator for economic development and prosperity of a country or area. Alain and his research group conducted worldwide experiment that turned in lost wallets at public and private institutions and measured whether the recipients contacted the owner to return the wallets as the area’s civic honesty.

Civic honesty varies around the globe

Highest ranked: Switzerland, Norway, Netherlands
Lowest ranked: China, Morocco, Peru

How does the civic honesty vary in different countries and cities ?

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What factors affect civic honesty?

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What is the result of crossed effect?

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