Disposition effect and gender

  • Da Costa N
  • Mineto C
  • Da Silva S
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Investors seem to hold on to their losing stocks to a greater extent than they hold on to their winning stocks. This well-documented behavioural regularity is termed disposition effect (Shefrin and Statman, 1985). We set an experiment to replicate results from a previous study of the disposition effect (Weber and Camerer, 1998) and further show that a subject's gender may interfere with the effect's detection. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

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  • Newton Da Costa

  • Carlos Mineto

  • Sergio Da Silva

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