But is this association because risk-taking
is indeed a masculine characteristic?
This dynamics further empowers the risk-taking
characteristics of the acquirer, as higher the acquirer's risk-taking
ability, the more it will be willing to hold out to purchase the target firm.
Our second objective in conducting Study 2 was to test the robustness of the envy effect on risk taking using the dependent measure of financial risk taking, instead of the recreational risk-taking
measure used in Study 1.
These two studies further find that the influence of RBC regulatory pressure on the risk-taking
behavior of the two bank groups appears asymmetric.
One way to overcome the limitations of self-report methods for assessing SRBs is to use laboratory methods that evoke risk-taking
decisions in a real-time fashion that also control for as many extraneous variables as possible, maximize internal validity, and provide opportunities for experimental work that is not feasible using most self-report methods.
Family affluence is correlated with risk taking: those in the most affluent groups are less likely than others to engage in risk-taking
Specifically, as diversification risk increases, so should the incentive for employees to mitigate risk-taking
An important strand of the literature on risk-taking
in tournaments examines the impact of revealed heterogeneity of agents on risk-taking
(either right from the start of the tournament or at an intermediate stage).
Individuals have different risk-taking
propensities, with some--both adults and children--more inclined to take risks than others.
This indicates that the genesis and outbreak of the recent financial crises was associated with a deterioration of financial stability, and with the worsening of banking risk-taking
is defined as the perceived probability of receiving rewards associated with the success of a situation that is required by individuals before they will subject themselves to the consequences associated with failure (Brockhaus, 1980).
The workshops focused on integrating information across disciplines and discussed the prevalence and nature of adolescent risk-taking
in sex, substance use, criminal behavior, and risky driving, and the potential contributions of neural, biological, intellectual, and socioemotional development; interpersonal, institutional, and contextual influences on risk behavior and how this can inform prevention, health promotion, and treatment interventions; and implications for policy and practice.