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The Weak Sex? Female Fund Managers and Sentiment Shocks Part II

In yesterday’s post, we compared male and female fund managers. Our main take-aways: Funds of female managers are considerably smaller, slightly more expensive, and have smaller turnover. Female fund managers take on less unsystematic risk Today for International Women’s Day,… Continue Reading →

The Weak Sex? Female Fund Managers and Sentiment Shocks Part I

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day. Hence, in today’s and tomorrow’s post, we take a look at women in the workplace. After a couple of posts about academia (here and here), we are back to the industry – namely, the asset… Continue Reading →

Women in Economics – Author Bias in Top Conferences

The University of Hohenheim celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2018 with a wide range of activities – check out the program here. One exibition introduces famous women in Hohenheim. Among them is Margarete von Wrangell, the first female professor in… Continue Reading →

Identifying Fund Manager Gender Using Demographics

Research challenges were the topic of this recent post. Today, we want to give you some insight into how you can address the challenge of identifying fund manager gender using demographics information!

Research Challenge – Identifying Fund Manager Gender

Today, we want to give you a bit of insight in our day-to-day work. In our department, we explore gender issues in asset management – check out our essential readings on the topic. The first step is, obviously, to correctly… Continue Reading →

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