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 risk-taking 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, li...

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Volume: 8905
Main Author: Black, Sandra E
Devereux, Paul J
Lundborg, Petter
Majlesi, Kaveh
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2015
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 8905
Data of publication: 2015
Discipline: Education
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Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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