Category Archives: Literature Review Series

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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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 Michelle K. Ryan (2008) “The road to the glass cliff: Differences in the perceived … Continue reading

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Impact of gender bias on pricing of art

Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #7: Adams, Kräussl, Navone and Verwijmeren (2017) In this G&F LRS #7, we analyze the following research paper: Adams RB, Kräussl R, Navone MA, Verwijmeren P. 2017. Is gender in the eye of the … Continue reading

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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 V. 2017. Lehman sisters. Working paper. University of South Wales. This paper allows us to … 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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