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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…

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Counterintuitive bias

A new study 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. Professor Raghavendra Rau The…

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LexBlog: Do investors pay less attention to women fund managers?

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses his latest study looking into women fund managers. The study documents “a different and previously unstudied type of gender bias in investor behavior, which we…

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Investors’ Chronicle: Trapped by our past

According to a study co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, fund managers “who as children had seen their parents divorce or one of them die took less risk with their…

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BBC News Indonesia: Stories of successful artists becoming billionaires by selling digital works through crypto art

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on NFT a non-fungible token (NFT) on Blockchain- that artists use to sell their digital works, via BBC Indonesia. He said the recent spike in…

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Diversity and pricing

Gender diversity boosts underpricing in IPOs due to higher institutional investor demand for diverse boards, finds new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Firms with gender-diverse boards going public through big investment banks have a bigger first-day pop in…

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The Washington Post: Bumble gave women more power in dating. Now the app is giving women power in the boardroom

A study by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the article. The study looked at female representation on company boards at the time firms do initial public offerings. (subs)…

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Nature and nurture

Childhood disruption through parents' divorce or death is a "nurture"-related factor affecting risk taking of investment professionals, says study in Journal of Banking & Finance. Professor Raghavendra Rau It’s long been accepted that both nature and nurture influence the risk-taking…

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Cong Luan: The latest research on the “night go” of multinational corporations

A study on corporate bribery co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in Vietnamese newspaper. The study investigated around 200 outstanding bribes in 60 countries from 1975 to 2015 and…

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Examining bribery

New study co-authored by Professor Raghu Rau finds that $1 in bribes is linked to $6 to $9 increases in the value of bribing firms, but the research punctures some common bribery beliefs. Professor Raghavendra Rau Bribery is a key…

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