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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Risk Taking and Gender in Hierarchies

Suzanne Scotchmer

NBER Working Paper No. 14464
Issued in November 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

I thank Larry Blume, David Freedman, and Bob Anderson for guidance in the proof of Lemma 7. I thank an anonymous referee for improving Lemma 1. I thank Bob Anderson, Ian Ayres, Marcus Berliant, Eddie Dekel, Catherine Eckel, Dino Falaschetti, Ed Green, Linda Krieger, David Levine, Anthony Marino, David Neumark, Stephen Maurer, Roberto Raimondo and Joel Sobel for discussion. A previous version of this paper circulated as "Affirmative Action in Hierarchies." I thank the Kauffman Foundation, the Committee on Research of the U.C., Berkeley, Academic Senate, and NSF grant SBE 0830186 for financial support. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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