"Girls will be Girls", especially among Boys: Risk-taking in the "Daily Double" on Jeopardy
AbstractExploiting a natural experiment in Jeopardy we find that, despite no strategic gain, females switch to a more conservative wagering if playing against men only. Our findings complement experimental findings highlighting how gender differences in risk-taking can be socially driven.
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