Childhood trauma makes managers more risk-averse, study reveals

On the 08.09.19 at 7:58AM


Laurence Marchal

Childhood traumas, such as the death of a parent or their divorce, make fund managers more reluctant to take risks later in life, a new study co-authored by Prof. Raghu Rau of the Cambridge Judge Business School*, found.

The study, called “Till death (or divorce) do us part”, focuses on fund managers who experienced family traumas as children.

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