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Motivating gender use in financial research: a survey of recent literature

Kyre Dane Lahtinen (Department of Economics and Finance, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA)

Review of Behavioral Finance

ISSN: 1940-5979

Article publication date: 21 August 2019

Issue publication date: 23 June 2020

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to identify key channels through which gender is applied to financial research.

Design/methodology/approach

This paper is designed as a survey and review of relevant literature.

Findings

There are many theoretical and practical applications of gender in financial research.

Originality/value

This paper is the first to consolidate theoretical motivations for the use of gender in financial research.

Keywords

Citation

Lahtinen, K.D. (2020), "Motivating gender use in financial research: a survey of recent literature", Review of Behavioral Finance, Vol. 12 No. 3, pp. 242-258. https://doi.org/10.1108/RBF-06-2018-0056

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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