Chris Dawson

Chris Dawson's research is positioned in the general area of empirical labour economics. He has also written recent articles on behavioural economics/finance. Chris is particularly interested in how optimism influences occupational choice, labour market performance and individual utility.

Latest Articles by Chris Dawson

  1. gender pay gap

    10 March, 2017

    Why women and men too easily accept the gender pay gap

    Women tend to be more pessimistic than men when assessing their own competence, so could this explain differences in choice of work, and therefore the gender pay gap?