30. Cognitive Abilities and Financial Decisions

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. John R. Nofsinger
  1. George M. Korniotis1 and
  2. Alok Kumar2

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258415.ch30

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

How to Cite

Korniotis, G. M. and Kumar, A. (2010) Cognitive Abilities and Financial Decisions, 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.ch30

Author Information

  1. 1

    Assistant Professor of Finance, School of Business Administration, University of Miami

  2. 2

    Cesarano Scholar and Professor of Finance, School of Business Administration, University of Miami and Associate Professor of Finance, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499115

Online ISBN: 9781118258415

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Keywords:

  • financial decisions;
  • cognitive abilities;
  • stock market;
  • stock investment decisions;
  • health and retirement survey

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cognitive Abilities and Broad Financial Decisions

  • Do Older Investors Make Better Investment Decisions?

  • Cognitive Abilities, Portfolio Distortions, and Performance

  • Evidence from Finland

  • Other Related Work

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • About the Authors