Traders Do Less Crime at Home – Bloomberg

I suppose two theories of work-from-home and financial crime would be:

  1. If you work at the office, you are less likely to do crimes, because you are around your co-workers and they can see you doing the crimes and you don’t want that.
  2. If you work at the office, you are more likely to do crimes, because you are around your co-workers and they can see you doing the crimes and you do want that.

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Which theory is right? Here is “Work-from-Home and the Risk of Securities Misconduct,” by Douglas Cumming, Chris Firth, John Gathergood and Neil Stewart….

Source: Traders Do Less Crime at Home – Bloomberg