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Title: A Study based on Gender Behavioral differences on Investment Decisions in State of Gujarat
Researcher: Pandya, Hetal
Guide(s): Danak, Deepak
Keywords: Business Finance
Economics and Business
Social Sciences
University: Nirma University
Completed Date: 2020
Abstract: Recent years have seen rapid and structural changes in Indian Financial market. As Indian economy is growing, individual investors and households can only grow when they are financial literate. Recently, financial literacy have gain attention from policy makers, regulators, government and other organizations. But, if investors cannot have risk tolerance capacity then financial literacy cannot give desire results. newlineIn spite of increased research interest, considerable research related to financial literacy and risk tolerance in rural areas were few. In this context, an attempt was made to study financial literacy among rural areas and financial risk tolerance among rural areas as broad concept. newlineBased on identification of the research gaps, the present study aims at exploring the interplay betweenthe two aspects ofthe financial literacy, and the risk tolerance of the investors.Investing behavior of women being the focus of this study, a comparison of investing behavior of women with that of men is done.Further, it is possible that a difference in the demographic factors ofwomen investors in rural and urban areas may result into a difference in their investing behavior. Therefore, a comparative study of the investing behavior of rural and urban women is also undertaken. This assumesa lot of importance from the perspective of ensuring socio-economic well-being of the society. Therefore, I have designed this study in such a manner that it can help various stakeholders in developing further insights into understanding this socio-economic aspect of women investors. On basis of previous research, some hypothesis regarding relationship between gender and financial literacy and gender and financial risk tolerance, and gender capacityare generated and tested. newlineThe study reliedquestion on survey method for data collection and responses were obtained by administering questionnaire to individual retail investor respondents were identified through convenience and network of initial contact. The analysis was done usin
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