Working Papers Press Review

March 24, 2017

How female advisers can resist ‘taste-based discrimination’ at work (marketwatch)

Men are more likely to engage in professional misconduct, but women are more likely to be fired for it.

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March 17, 2017

A punishing double standard for women on Wall Street (cbsnews)

Wall Street firms have been called out for bias against women, with some critics pointing to the financial industry’s male-heavy ranks and gender pay gap as evidence of sexism.

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March 14, 2017

Female brokers punished more harshly for misconduct than males (ft)

US study finds male employees misbehave more often but receive more second chances.

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March 14, 2017

Women on Wall St. punished more severely than men for misdeeds (cnbc)

Gender discrimination on Wall Street is an issue even when it comes to punishing employees for misconduct.

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March 13, 2017

Wells Fargo 25% More Likely to Punish Women Employees than Men, Study Says (fortune)

Not that she needs it, but the defiant girl statue has yet another reason to stare down that Wall Street bull.

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January 21, 2017

Why mobile customers are better off under democratic govts (livemint)

From telecom wars to customer grievances on Twitter, economics helps across the world.

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Jun 25, 2016

Study finds misbehaving brokers stick around (startribune)

One in 13 financial advisers and stockbrokers have engaged in some form of misconduct during their career, making them five times more likely to offend again than those with a clean record, according to a new study.

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Apr 8, 2016

Does Your Stockbroker Draw Complaints? Here’s How to Find Out (nytimes)

With the news this week that professionals who invest your retirement money will soon have to do so with your best interests in mind, many people may go shopping for a stockbroker to help them manage their life savings. But anyone who does (or has already) ought to examine a working paper that three professors released last month.

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