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External - Women and Investing: Cutting-Edge Research Insights

Monday, October 7th 2019
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Toronto, ON

Women and Investing: Cutting-Edge Research Insights From 3 Rotman Professors
This session will feature three presentations of about five minutes each followed by a moderated discussion of about thirty minutes. Q&A from the audience will follow.


  • “How Products Offering Capital Protection Foster Stock Market Participation, Especially Among Risk Averse Investors” by Claire Célérier, Assistant Professor of Finance, Rotman School of Management 
  • “How the Gender of the Loan Officer Matters For How People Pay Back Loans” by Laura Doering, Assistant Professor Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management
  • “How Different Nudges Motivate Women To Invest More or Less In Their Retirement Savings” by Avni Shah, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Rotman School of Management
  • Moderator: Jacqueline Thorpe, Toronto Bureau Chief, Bloomberg News
  • Opening Remarks: Sarah Kaplan, Distinguished Professor and Director – Institute for Gender and the Economy, Rotman School of Management

What is your reaction to the fact that the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women will be chaired by a man?