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Research from Curtin University Has Provided New Information about Labor Economics
August 5th, 2011
According to the authors of recent research from Perth, Australia, "This paper examines the links between gender differences in attitudes towards economic risk and the gender pay gap."
"Consistent with the literature on the socio-economic determinants of attitudes towards economic risk, it shows that females are much more risk averse than males," wrote A.T. Le and colleagues, Curtin University.
The researchers concluded: "It then extends this research to show that workers with more favorable attitudes towards risk are associated with higher earnings, and that gender differences in attitudes towards economic risk can account for a small, though important,...
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Source: Economics Week (2011-08-05)