Single sex environments and gender differences in risk aversion (Booth et al., 2011)

Alison Booth and her colleagues have studied competitiveness and risk taking among girls over the past few years. In this study Booth, Cardona Sosa and Nolen (2011) explored whether single-sex classes within coeducational environments modify risk-taking attitudes. They were particularly interested in examining whether ‘single-sex environments change risk taking behaviour…
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