The behavioural birthdate effect: the impact of relative position within cohorts on risk aversion, self-confidence and aspiration levels [ 2012 - 2014 ]

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Researchers Dr Lionel Page

Brief description The 'birthdate effect' describes the phenomenon where children born just after the school entry cut off date are more successful in life than those born just before. This project will study why these children make very different life choices, those born just after the cut-off date are expected to take greater risks and have higher self esteem.

Funding Amount $375,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

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