Category Archives: Research

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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Data Links for Gender and Finance

Data Links for Gender and Finance  Data gathering is essential in the analysis of any study. As a first step, we explored sources of data relevant to women working in the finance sector. Below are some links that can be … Continue reading

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Does the Gender of Top Executives matter?

Does the Gender of Top Executives Matter?  Literature Review Series # 1: Lee and James (2007) We studied the works of Lee and James (2007) and below is the summary of this literature review. Lee and James (2007) shows that when … Continue reading

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CEO nomination, gender and trading behavior

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

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Studying attention in financial markets

Studying attention in financial markets With the growing prominence of behavioral research in business, social sciences, and management, ESSEC has built a Data Lab, a facility designed to conduct experiments in a controlled environment. More recently, ESSEC has invested in … Continue reading

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Academic performance and career choices

Academic performance and career choices We started to look at ESSEC Business School where the population is well balanced between female and male students. During the first year, students have to attend different courses in management (accounting, finance, marketing, law, … Continue reading

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Impact of gender stereotypes in financial markets

We present below recent results from our research in gender and finance. SimTrade We use the SimTrade simulation platform freely available on www.simtrade.fr. SimTrade is a tool used to teach and learn finance, and a tool used for research to … Continue reading

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