Financial Risk Tolerance: a Cultural Comparison - Exploring Risk Tolerance Scores of Singaporeans and Finns

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dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor.advisor Stepanov, Roman
dc.contributor.author Huhtala, Elsa
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-08T07:32:14Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-08T07:32:14Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/30687
dc.description.abstract Objectives The main objectives of this study were to 1. Explore the risk tolerance of Singaporean college students, 2. Explore the risk tolerance of Finnish college students, 3. Gauge if there are differences in the risk tolerance between the countries, 4. Explore the risk tolerance of females, 5. Explore the risk tolerance of males and 6. Gauge if there are differences in the risk tolerance between the genders. Summary The risk tolerance was researched by using a questionnaire developed by Grable and Lytton and combining the answers for a total score. The sample of this study consisted of Finnish and Singaporean university students. The findings conclude that there were no significant differences between the financial risk tolerance of Finns and Singaporeans. However, there were significant differences between females and males. Conclusions The findings can be used for, example given, the customization of investment portfolios for individuals from different countries. Additionally, the fact that there are significant differences between females and males can be used to further customize investment advice for each gender. en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Financial Risk Tolerance: a Cultural Comparison - Exploring Risk Tolerance Scores of Singaporeans and Finns en
dc.type G1 Kandidaatintyö fi
dc.contributor.school Kauppakorkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Business en
dc.contributor.department Mikkelin kampus fi
dc.subject.keyword financial risk tolerance en
dc.subject.keyword risk profile en
dc.subject.keyword risk aversion en
dc.subject.keyword Singapore en
dc.subject.keyword Finland en
dc.subject.keyword culture en
dc.subject.keyword risk tolerance en
dc.subject.keyword survey en
dc.subject.keyword investment en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201805082137
dc.type.ontasot Bachelor's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Kandidaatintyö fi
dc.programme (Mikkeli) Bachelor’s Program in International Business en


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