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Behavioral Finance: Course Outline (MBA Finance )

This course describes how individuals and firms make financial decisions, and how those decisions might deviate from those predicted by traditional financial or economic theory.

Course Contents

  1. Introduction and Logistics
  2. History of Behavioral Finance
  3. Overconfidence
  4. Representativeness
  5. Anchoring and Adjustment
  6. Cognitive Dissonance
  7. Availability 
  8. Attribution
  9. Illusion of Control
  10. Conservatism
  11. Ambiguity
  12. Endowment
  13. Team Project Meting 1 Choose a financial regularity or situation.
  14. Self-Control
  15. Optimism (Competence)
  16. Mental Accounting
  17. Confirmation
  18. Hindsight
  19. Loss Aversion (Disposition Effect
  20. Regency
  21. Regret. 
  22. Framing