The purpose of this study was to study was to examine how asymmetric information affected the likelihood of deception. The factors investigated via experimental and survey research included: discount rate, net potential gain, discovery rate, seller propensity to deceive, and various demographics. Past research has studied this relationship between asymmetric information and deception, but not from a multidisciplinary approach using both communication and economics. Using the data gathered from the survey and experiment, a logit regression was run. This study found that there is no significant evidence that the presence of asymmetric information affects the likelihood of deception.
Business Economics; Communication Studies
Grombala, Benjamin David, "Impact of Asymmetric Information on the Likelihood of Deception: An Experimental Study from a Communication Studies and Economics Perspective:" (2015). Senior Independent Study Theses. Paper 6784.
Behavioral Economics | Interpersonal and Small Group Communication
asymmetric information, deception
Bachelor of Arts
Senior Independent Study Thesis
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