1. Behavioral Finance: An Overview

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. John R. Nofsinger
  1. H. Kent Baker1 and
  2. John R. Nofsinger2

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258415.ch1

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

How to Cite

Baker, H. K. and Nofsinger, J. R. (2010) Behavioral Finance: An Overview, in Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets (eds H. K. Baker and J. R. Nofsinger), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258415.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Professor of Finance and Kogod Research Professor, American University

  2. 2

    Associate Professor of Finance and Nihoul Finance Faculty Fellow, Washington State University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499115

Online ISBN: 9781118258415

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • behavioral finance;
  • economic decisions;
  • cognitive psychological theory;
  • rational investors;
  • market participants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Behavioral Finance

  • Key Themes in Behavioral Finance

  • Applications

  • Structure of the Book

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • About the Authors