This talk is based on my article in the Financial Times, March 22, 1999, on Closing the Cognitive Gaps.
Human Information Behaviors:
Understanding How People Experience Information Needs, Seek Information, and Use Information
Presentation at the Behavioral Finance Conference organized by Deutsche Bank Global Markets, Frankfurt am Main, Sep 30, 1999
As additional background, here is a very selective sampling of resources on the Web pertaining to Behavioral Finance:
- Behavioral Finance: Gewinnen mit Kompetenz, a new book by Joachim Goldberg and Rudiger von Nitzsch. Joachim Goldberg is Global Head of Technical Analysis & Behavioral Finance in Deutsche Bank, and the host of the conference.
- Behavioral Finance: Description and Definition, as put together by Fuller & Thaler Asset Management
- Behavioral Finance Research Library: introductions to Richard Thaler, Russell Fuller, Terrance Odean, Charles Lee, Kent Womack, David Hirshleifer, Tobias Moskowitz, Jeremy Stein, ... with links to their papers
- Human Behavior and the Efficiency of the Financial System, a book chapter by Robert J. Shiller, Professor of Economics at Yale University, to appear in the Handbook of Macroeconomics
- Winner's Curse, an article in Worth Magazine (Feb 1999) on Richard Thaler's work
- Investor Psychology: chapters from the book, The Ultimate Investor - The People and Ideas that Make Modern Investment, by Dean LeBaron and Romesh Vaitilingam
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Author: Chun Wei Choo
Home Page: http://choo.fis.utoronto.ca/