Gender Differences in Risk Taking and Stock Market Participation

Posted: 25 May 2011

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Anna Dreber

Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics

Date Written: May 25, 2011

Abstract

There is substantial variation in risk taking, with women typically taking less risk than men. In this talk I will go through some relevant studies on this topic, as well as discuss the relationship with stock market participation.

Suggested Citation

Dreber, Anna, Gender Differences in Risk Taking and Stock Market Participation (May 25, 2011). Gruter Institute Squaw Valley Conference – Innovation and Economic Growth, 2011, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1851658

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Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics ( email )

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Sweden

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