On the origins of risk-taking

Risk-taking behavior is highly correlated between parents and their children; however, little is known about the extent to which these relationships are genetic or determined by environmental factors. We use data on stock market participation of Swedish adoptees and relate this to the investment beh...

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Volume: 15/17
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. 15/17
Data of publication: 2015
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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