How Elementary is Diversification? A Study of Children's Portfolio Choice


Diversification is a fundamental concept in economics, decision theory, and finance. This paper asks how elementary the notion of diversification is by studying whether children apply it as a choice heuristic. We find that... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ola Mahmoud (University of St Gallen)
  2. Enrico Degiorgi (University of St Gallen)

Topic Areas

Asset Allocation , Mean-Variance , Portfolio Theory


TU-A-B1 » Mean-Risk Asset Allocation (11:30 - Tuesday, 17th July, Beckett 1)

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