One of the most robust effects found in the empirical literature, the difference in risk aversion between males and females, is also found in our dataset; ... for this result; it could be that because entrepreneurs generally face more uncertainty in their income than employees, they are more risk averse. ... Finally, obesity (being overweight) reduces the willingness to take risks, which is also what Dohmen et al.
|Title||:||Essays on the measurements sensitivity of risk aversion and causal effects in education|
|Publisher||:||Rozenberg Publishers - 2009|