Dutch COVID-19 lockdown measures increased trust in government and trust in science: A difference-in-differences analysis

Social Science & Medicine
Volume 275 April 2021
https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/social-science-and-medicine/vol/275/suppl/C

 

Research article Open access
Dutch COVID-19 lockdown measures increased trust in government and trust in science: A difference-in-differences analysis
Joost Oude Groeniger, Kjell Noordzij, Jeroen van der Waal, Willem de Koster
Article 113819
Highlights
:: Studies the effect of COVID-19 lockdown measures on trust in government and science.
:: Implementing COVID-19 lockdown measures positively affected institutional trust.
:: Impact was greater among those with higher risk of serious health damage.