Behavioral Finance

Are we really rational “wealth maximizers,” as economic theory holds? In fact, emotion and psychology influence our financial decisions significantly – and not always for our benefit.

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Summaries

Heuristics and Trading Performance of Institutional Investors

Klakow Akepanidtaworn et al.

SSRN, 2018

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Robert J. Shiller

Princeton UP, 2005

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The Economics of Manipulation and Deception

George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller

Princeton UP, 2015

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The Making of Behavioral Economics

Richard H. Thaler

W.W. Norton, 2015

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Richard H. Thaler

Princeton UP, 1994

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John H. Cochrane

Chicago Booth, 2014

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Why the Study of Behaviour Is Important for the Insurance Industry

Mario Weick et al.

Lloyd’s, 2013

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How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism

George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller

Princeton UP, 2009

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The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

Dan Ariely

Harper, 2008

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Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

Penguin, 2009

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