Gender, competition and performance: Evidence from real tournaments (Backus et al., 2016)

A study seeking to explore how men and women are differently affected by competition investigated differences in gender behaviours using data from high-stakes chess tournaments. The results of this 2016 study — conducted by Peter Backus, Maria Cubel, Matej Guid, Santiago Sanchez-Pages and Enrique Lopez Manas — suggest that the…
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