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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: In gov we trust: the less we pay for improved electricity supply in Ghana

Variables Definition Description aObs. Mean Std. dev Min. Max.
WTP (Trust) Willingness-to-pay for a 24-h supply of electricity amounts reported by the respondents who trust in the government Amount in Ghana cedis (GHS) 190 66.78 42.41 10 300
WTP (No Trust) Willingness-to-pay for a 24-h supply of electricity amounts reported by the respondents who have no trust in the government Amount in Ghana cedis (GHS) 323 69.76 36.92 10 250
Trust in Gov’t Trust in the government Trust = 1, Otherwise = 0 513 0.37 0.02 0 1
Bid Starting point amount Amount in Ghana cedis (GHS) 514 55.06 28.74 10 100
Gender (male) Gender of respondent Male = 1, Female = 0 514 0.65 0.47 0 1
Household Size Household size of respondent Number of people in household 514 3.00 3.00 0 16
MS_dum Marital status of respondent Married = 1, Unmarried = 0 511 0.48 0.50 0 1
Income Monthly income of respondent Amount in Ghana cedis (GHS) 508 420.46 301.46 100 1300
  1. aVarying sample sizes reported indicate missing responses from the survey