Women may be better at perceiving risk than men

Women may be better at perceiving risk than men

Gender differences in their views on the likelihood and impact of global risks from the World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Report 2020. Females perceive higher likelihood and impact for almost all global risks, including Infectious Diseases, and the three largest differences between genders (highlighted above) are Biodiversity Losses, Water Crisis, and Illicit Trade. Readers can explore this chart interactively on WEF’s page on Global Risks Landscape 2020.

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