Trust as a Social Basis for International Cooperation Within the Framework of the New Silk Road Concept

Maksim Baranovskiy, Alexey Borisov, Alexander Romanov
2020 Proceedings of the "New Silk Road: Business Cooperation and Prospective of Economic Development" (NSRBCPED 2019)   unpublished
This paper describes the prospects for crossnational research of trust in the societies of some countriesparticipants of the New Silk Road concept. Trust is considered as an important social aspect in the process of hammering out optimal conditions for effective regional and global political and economic partnership. Sociological diagnostics of personalized and abstract trust in multicultural societies becomes especially relevant in the framework of interstate dialogue on pressing issues of the
more » ... ssing issues of the global world order. One of the relevant challenges is the "Belt and Road Initiative" megaproject. The scientific support for this discussion should be based on representative results of social-humanitarian, economic and legal research. The analysis of data obtained from the World Values Survey aggregated database allowed the authors to compare the levels of interpersonal and institutional trust in China, Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland and Germany. This research emphasizes the significance of interdisciplinary study of trust aimed to increase the transparency of international cooperation.
doi:10.2991/aebmr.k.200324.041 fatcat:rcuytskzhffdpoodlpjtsep7oq