Publisher : World Scientific Publishing
ISBN-10 : 9811229244
ISBN-13 : 978-9811229244
ASIN : B08R639R4Y
Behavioral Finance: A Novel Approach presents original papers exploring fresh ideas in behavioral finance. Its chapters span a wide range of topics in a distinct mix of traditional issues along with less conventional matters. This blend creates an optimal balance between chapters aiming at widening the scope of research in behavioral finance and those striving to refine the extant knowledge. Thus, along with traditional topics such as biases in pension decisions, analysts recommendation, gender differences in decisions and IPO's underpricing, the book also contains chapters on CEO and board members behavior, biased responses to regulation and regulatory reform, investors' attitudes towards corporate governance, cognitive biases in judicial decisions, the relations between behavioral finance and religion, new methods to calibrate the accuracy of forecasts, and the relations between behavioral finance and optimal contracting. Presenting original findings on a vast assortment of subjects, all in one venue, makes the book ideal as a reference book for researchers and practitioners interested in keeping up with the important developments in behavioral finance. The book could also serve as a handy guide for adapting insights from popular behavioral finance to some important underrepresented issues.