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Business Weekly: Cambridge Judge Business School finds hope for change in gender bias study


A study co-authored by Professor Raghavendra Rau and PhD student Jinhua Wang at Cambridge Judge Business School finds that ‘gender-based attention bias’ toward women mutual fund managers works both ways, lowering fund-flow volatility, and this could boost the current low number of women fund managers.
“Simply put, investors pay less attention to female fund managers,” the paper says, and this finding could, perhaps counterintuitively, lead to more women joining the mutual fund industry.

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