The Financial Judgment and Decision Making Process of Women: The Role of Negative Feelings

Third Annual Meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics, September 2011

19 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2011  

Victor Ricciardi

Goucher College - Department of Business Management

Date Written: September 23, 2011

Abstract

This is a PDF file of ‘The Financial Judgment and Decision Making Process of Women: The Role of Negative Feelings’ slides from a presentation at the Third Annual Meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics, September 21-23, 2011, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

This conference presentation provided an extensive discussion about the literature on academic studies and non-academic research endeavors (e.g., national surveys and polls) in the realm of negative emotions, gender, and decision making. The financial psychology literature on gender and negative feelings documents the hypothesis that women reveal greater degrees of negative affect (emotion) than their male counterparts about money, financial planning, and investment decisions.

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Keywords: Finance, Investing, Worry, Gender, Risk, Negative Affect, Emotion, Behavioral Finance, Risk Tolerance, Children, Decision Making, Judgment, Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Fear, Behavioral Economics, Consumer Behavior, Money Sickness, Money Personality, Money Psychology, Consumer Spending, Happiness

JEL Classification: M00, A00, A20, A23, I20, M40

Suggested Citation

Ricciardi, Victor, The Financial Judgment and Decision Making Process of Women: The Role of Negative Feelings (September 23, 2011). Third Annual Meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics, September 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1936669

Victor Ricciardi (Contact Author)

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