Category Archives: Research

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? Literature Review Series #8: René Adams, Roman Kräussl, Marco Navone, Patrick Verwijmeren (2017) We analyse the research paper – “Is gender in … 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? Literature Review Series #7: Renée B. Adams and Vanitha Ragunathan(2015) We analyse the research paper – “Lehman Sisters” to understand if women are systematically … 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? Literature Review Series #6:Pondorfer, Barsbai and Schmidt (2016) We analyse the research paper – ““Gender Differences in Stereotypes of … Continue reading

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The Global Findex Database by World Bank

The Global Findex Database by World Bank: Data Links for Gender and Finance #2 Studying financial inclusion is important to address gender inequality in the financial realm. This post introduces The Global Findex Database, a database that measures financial inclusion. … 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? Literature Review Series #4: Dixon Fowler, Ellestrand and Johnson (2013) We studied the research work of Heather R. Dixon Fowler, Alan E. Ellestrand, … 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? Literature Review Series #3: Goldin (2014) We studied the research work of Goldin (2014) and below is the summary of this literature review. Goldin (2014) shows that … Continue reading

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Financial Literacy Projects for Women

Financial Literacy Projects for Women Research shows that more than 41 percent of the female population struggle financially. What are organization doing to change this? Financial literacy is the knowledge of how to open an account, how to save better … Continue reading

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Corporate Programs for Women and Gender Pay-Gap

Corporate Programs for Women and Gender Pay-Gap   Are corporations promoting programs to improve the status of women employees? Research shows that for every dollar a man makes, a woman makes eighty cents. Is this gender pay gap shrinking? Various companies … Continue reading

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Microfinance and Entrepreneurship Projects for Women

Microfinance and Entrepreneurship Projects for Women Are organizations helping women from challenging backgrounds to grow financially? We gathered information pertaining to programs all over the world aimed at improving financial access for women. Microfinance is one such banking tool used … 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 This week we review the article “Individual Risk Attitudes: Measurement, Determinants and Behavioral Consequences” by Thomas Dohmen, David Huffman, Armin Falk, Uwe Sunde, Jurgen Schupp and Gert … Continue reading

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