A Behavioral Approach to Asset Pricing
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By (author) Hersh Shefrin
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Behavioral Approach to Asset Pricing by Hersh Shefrin
Book DescriptionBehavioral finance is the study of how psychology affects financial decision making and financial markets. It is increasingly becoming the common way of understanding investor behavior and stock market activity. Incorporating the latest research and theory, Shefrin offers both a strong theory and efficient empirical tools that address derivatives, fixed income securities, mean-variance efficient portfolios, and the market portfolio. The book provides a series of examples to illustrate the theory. A companion website contains these examples worked out as Excel spreadsheets so that readers can input their own data to test the results. * The second edition continues the tradition of the first edition by being the one and only book to focus completely on how behavioral finance principles affect asset pricing, now with its theory deepened and enriched by a plethora of research since the first edition * A companion website contains a series of examples worked out as Excel spreadsheets so that readers can input their own data to test the results
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780123743565
(229mm x 152mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Hersh Shefrin
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Ending the Management Illusion, Paperback (June 2008)
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Beyond Greed and Fear, Paperback (February 2007)» View all books by Hersh Shefrin
This book provides a comprehensive treatment of behavioral finance for a practitioner audience. With the use of the latest psychological research, Shefrin helps us to understand the human behaviour that guides stock selection, financial services, and corporate financial strategy.
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Author Biography - Hersh Shefrin
Hersh Shefrin holds the Mario L. Belotti Chair in the Department of Finance at Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business. He is a pioneer of behavioral finance, and has worked on behavioral issues for over thirty years. A Behavioral Approach to Asset Pricing is the first behavioral treatment of the pricing kernel. His book Behavioral Corporate Finance is the first textbook dedicated to the application of behavioral concepts to corporate finance. His book Beyond Greed and Fear was the first comprehensive treatment of the field of behavioral finance. A 2003 article appearing in The American Economic Review included him among the top fifteen theorists to have influenced empirical work in microeonomics. One of his articles is among the all time top ten papers to be downloaded from SSRN. He holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Oulu in Finland.
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