Risk attitude and cognitive aging

•Older individuals are more risk averse than younger individuals.•Age-related variation in risk attitude is largely explained by cognitive decline.•Willingness to take risk is positively associated with cognitive skills.•Cognitive skills systematically decrease at older age. In this paper we investi...

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Volume: 112
Main Author: Bonsang, Eric
Dohmen, Thomas
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.04.2015
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published in: Journal of economic behavior & organization Vol. 112; pp. 112 - 126
Related: Macro, International & Labour Economics
RS: GSBE DUHR
ORCID: 0000-0002-4275-9504
Data of publication: April 2015
ISSN: 0167-2681
1879-1751
EISSN: 1879-1751
Discipline: Business
Economics
Subjects:
D01
D80
IQ
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: NARCIS:Publications
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