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Investment management and personality type

@article{Mayfield2008InvestmentMA,
  title={Investment management and personality type},
  author={Clifton O. Mayfield and Grady Perdue and Kevin C. Wooten},
  journal={Financial Services Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={219}
}
Abstract We examine several psychological antecedents to both short-term and long-term investment intentions, with specific focus on the Big Five personality taxonomy. The effects of specific personality traits are evaluated using structural equation modeling (SEM). Our results indicate that individuals who are more extraverted intend to engage in short-term investing, while those who are higher in neuroticism and/or risk aversion avoid this activity. Risk adverse individuals also do not engage… 

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