Locus of control and investment in risky assets

Internal locus of control is an important personality trait strongly related to many economic outcomes. We show that the probability to own equity and the share of equity in household portfolios increase with people’s internal locus of control. We explore, and find no evidence for, the hypothesis th...

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Volume: 177
Main Author: Salamanca, Nicolás
de Grip, Andries
Fouarge, Didier
Montizaan, Raymond
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.09.2020
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published in: Journal of economic behavior & organization Vol. 177; pp. 548 - 568
Related: Research Centre for Educ and Labour Mark
RS: SBE - MACIMIDE
RS: GSBE Theme Data-ven Decision-Making
RS: GSBE Theme Learning and Work
RS: GSBE other - not theme-related research
ORCID: 0000-0002-6596-843X
Data of publication: September 2020
ISSN: 0167-2681
1879-1751
EISSN: 1879-1751
Discipline: Business
Economics
Subjects:
D14
G11
D19
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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