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Native-migrant differences in risk attitudes
Amelie F. Constant () and
Konstantinos Tatsiramos ()
Klaus F. Zimmermann , 2009, vol. 16, issue 15, pages 1581-1586
Applied Economics Letters 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.
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