Learning to take risks? The effect of education on risk-taking in financial markets

We investigate whether acquiring more education when young has long-term effects on risktaking behavior in financial markets and whether the effects spill over to spouses and children. There is substantial evidence that more educated people are more likely to invest in the stock market. However, lit...

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Volume: 15/09
Main Author: Black, Sandra E
Devereux, Paul J
Lundborg, Petter
Majlesi, Kaveh
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Dublin University College Dublin, UCD Centre for Economic Research 2015
published in: Working Paper Series Vol. 15/09
Data of publication: 2015
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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