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Native-migrant differences in risk attitudes

Holger Bonin, Amelie F. Constant (), Konstantinos Tatsiramos () and Klaus F. Zimmermann ()

Applied Economics Letters, 2009, vol. 16, issue 15, pages 1581-1586

Abstract: This article questions the perceived wisdom that migrants are more risk-loving than the native population. We employ a new large German survey of direct individual risk measures to find that first-generation migrants have lower risk attitudes than natives, which only equalize in the second generation.

Date: 2009
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