Behavioral Finance: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Author:   H. Kent Baker (University Professor of Finance, Department of Finance and Real Estate, Kogod School of Business, American University) ,  Greg Filbeck (Samuel P. Black III Professor of Finance and Risk Management, Black School of Business, Penn State Behrend) ,  John R. Nofsinger (William H. Seward Chair in International Finance, University of Alaska Anchorage, College of Business and Public Policy, Accounting and Finance Department)
Publisher:   Oxford University Press Inc
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9780190868741


Pages:   256
Publication Date:   15 March 2019
Format:   Hardback
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People tend to be penny wise and pound foolish and cry over spilt milk, even though we are taught to do neither. Focusing on the present at the expense of the future and basing decisions on lost value are two mistakes common to decision-making that are particularly costly in the world of finance. Behavioral Finance: What Everyone Needs to KnowR provides an overview of common shortcuts and mistakes people make in managing their finances. It covers the common cognitive biases or errors that occur when people are collecting, processing, and interpreting information. These include emotional biases and the influence of social factors, from culture to the behavior of one's peers. These effects vary during one's life, reflecting differences in due to age, experience, and gender. Among the questions to be addressed are: How did the financial crisis of 2007-2008 spur understanding human behavior? What are market anomalies and how do they relate to behavioral biases? What role does overconfidence play in financial decision- making? And how does getting older affect risk tolerance?

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Author:   H. Kent Baker (University Professor of Finance, Department of Finance and Real Estate, Kogod School of Business, American University) ,  Greg Filbeck (Samuel P. Black III Professor of Finance and Risk Management, Black School of Business, Penn State Behrend) ,  John R. Nofsinger (William H. Seward Chair in International Finance, University of Alaska Anchorage, College of Business and Public Policy, Accounting and Finance Department)
Publisher:   Oxford University Press Inc
Imprint:   Oxford University Press Inc
Weight:   0.010kg
ISBN:  

9780190868741


ISBN 10:   0190868740
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   15 March 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
Stock availability from the supplier is unknown. We will order it for you and ship this item to you once it is received by us.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Foundations and Psychological Concepts Chapter 2. Cognitive Biases Chapter 3. Emotional Biases and Social/Cultural Influences Chapter 4. Investor Behavior Chapter 5. Nudge: The Influence of Frame Dependence Chapter 6. Cognitive Ability Notes Index

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If you are looking for a book that explains behavioral finance in plain understandable language, then this book is for you. This book adeptly applies the classic Socratic method to explain why the behavioral approach better explains the behavior of normal people than the neoclassical approach. --Hersh Shefrin, Mario L. Belotti Professor of Finance, Santa Clara University


If you are looking for a book that explains behavioral finance in plain understandable language, then this book is for you. This book adeptly applies the classic Socratic method to explain why the behavioral approach better explains the behavior of normal people than the neoclassical approach. * Hersh Shefrin, Mario L. Belotti Professor of Finance, Santa Clara University *


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H. Kent Baker is a University Professor of Finance in the Kogod School of Business at American University. Greg Filbeck is the Samuel P. Black III Professor of Finance and Risk Management and Director of the Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. John R. Nofsinger is William H. Seward Chair in International Finance at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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