35. Social Interactions and Investing

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. John R. Nofsinger
  1. Mark S. Seasholes

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258415.ch35

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

How to Cite

Seasholes, M. S. (2010) Social Interactions and Investing, 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.ch35

Author Information

  1. Associate Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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:

  • social interactions;
  • investment behavior;
  • field experiments;
  • investor welfare;
  • IBM stock

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Herding and Information Cascades

  • Preferences, Relative Wealth, and Indirect Effects

  • Correlated Trading

  • Neighbors and Colleagues

  • Information Diffusion

  • Social Capital

  • Causality and Identification

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • About the Author