RISK AVERSION AND FIELD OF STUDY CHOICE: THE ROLE OF INDIVIDUAL ABILITY

ABSTRACT Does the choice of field of study depend on individual risk aversion? The direction of the relationship between individual risk attitudes and type of university degree chosen is potentially ambiguous. On the one hand, risk averse individuals may prefer degree courses which allow high return...

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Volume: 64
Main Author: De Paola, Maria
Gioia, Francesca
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.12.2012
WILEY
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published in: Bulletin of economic research Vol. 64; no. s1; pp. s193 - s209
Data of publication: December 2012
ISSN: 0307-3378
1467-8586
EISSN: 1467-8586
Discipline: Economics
Education
Social Sciences (General)
Subjects:
I21
J24
Z13
I21
J24
Z13
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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