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2009-08-24 23:15:22

Women are more risk averse than men when it comes to making important financial decisions, which in turn can affect their career choices, U.S. researchers say. Paola Sapienza of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Luigi Zingales of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Dario Maestripieri of the University of Chicago measured testosterone levels in saliva samples and markers of prenatal testosterone such as finger length from some 500 MBA students at...

2009-01-29 22:14:43

Two U.S. researchers say they were shocked at how deeply the economic downturn has affected the trust of the average American. Paola Sapienza of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and Luigi Zingales of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business have created the Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index. Trust is a powerful motivator of economic behavior, said Sapienza in a statement. Our previous research and anecdotal evidence suggest that lack of...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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