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Literature Review Series

Are there differences in the perceived suitability of men and women for leadership positions?

Are there differences in the perceived suitability of men and women for leadership positions? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #8: Haslam and Ryan (2008) In this G&F LRS #8, we analyze the following research paper: Alexander S. Haslam and … Continue reading

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Impact of gender bias on pricing of art

Is art made by female artists sold at a lower price simply because they were made by women? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #7: Adams, Kräussl, Navone and Verwijmeren (2017) In this G&F LRS #7, we analyze the following … Continue reading

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Are women more risk-averse than men?

Are women more risk-averse than men? Is this pattern especially prominent in industries like finance? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #6: Adams and Ragunathan (2015) In this G&F LRS #6, we analyze the following research paper: Adams RB, Ragunathan … Continue reading

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Do gender stereotypes depend on culture?

Are there any differences in the risk taking abilities of males and females? Does culture have an impact on these stereotypes? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #5: Pondorfer, Barsbai and Schmidt (2016) In this G&F LRS #5, we analyze … Continue reading

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Do investors like female CEO?

How do investors react when a female CEO is appointed? Does it affect other female-led firms as well?  Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #4: Dixon-Fowler, Ellestrand and Johnson (2013) In this G&F LRS #4, we analyze the following research … Continue reading

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What is the cause for the gender wage gap? How can it be solved?

What is the cause for the gender wage gap? How can it be solved? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #3: Goldin (2014) In this G&F LRS #3, we analyze the following research paper: Goldin C. 2014. A grand gender … Continue reading

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How risk-averse are women in finance?

How risk-averse are women in finance? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #2: Dohmen, Huffman, Falk, Sunde, Schupp and Wagner (2011) In this G&F LRS #2, we analyze the following research paper: Dohmen T, Huffman D, Falk A, Sunde U, … Continue reading

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Does the gender of top executives matter?

Does the gender of top executives matter? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #1: Lee and James (2007) In this G&F LRS #1, we analyze the following research paper: Lee PM, James EH. 2007. She-E-Os: Gender effects and investor reactions … Continue reading

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CEO appointment, gender and trading behavior

CEO Appointment, Gender and Trading Behavior: Evidence from Lab Experimental Simulations We present below our latest research in Gender & Finance focusing on CEO appointment, gender and trading behavior. CEO gender and market reaction How do investors react to a … Continue reading

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