6. Emotional Finance: The Role of the Unconscious in Financial Decisions

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. John R. Nofsinger
  1. Richard J. Taffler1 and
  2. David A. Tuckett2

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258415.ch6

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets

How to Cite

Taffler, R. J. and Tuckett, D. A. (2010) Emotional Finance: The Role of the Unconscious in 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.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Finance and Accounting, Manchester Business School, UK

  2. 2

    Fellow of the Institute of Psychoanalysis and Visiting Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College, London

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:

  • emotional finance;
  • unconscious;
  • traditional finance;
  • biased judgments;
  • sigmund freud

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is Emotional Finance?

  • Emotional Finance in Practice

  • Asset Pricing Bubbles and Related Market Phenomena

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • About the Authors