Handbook of Behavioral Finance
The Handbook is divided into three areas of interest. The first - Behavioral Biases - includes discussions on herding in the market, information processing and the disposition effect in investment decisions. In the second section - Behavior in the Investment Process - topics explored include the effects of higher transaction costs on traders' behavior, investor sentiment, overconfidence and active management, and behavior effects on forecasts. The final section - Global Behavior - looks at the effects of various aspects of behavioral finance in international markets including Malaysia, Finland, Australia and Brazil.
Consolidating a colossal amount of research into one volume, this Handbook will stimulate new interdisciplinary research for academics, build a body of knowledge about psychological influences on market behavior for finance students, and give practitioners a better understanding of psychological influences on the markets in order to improve investment decision making.
Contributors: L.F. Ackert, J. Agnew, K. Bachmann, T. Berry, N. Blasco, P. Calafiore, L.-L. Chong, B.K. Church, A.M. Cianci, P. Corredor, S.S. Culbertson, S. Davidson, K. Ely, T. Evans, D.M. Fazio, S. Ferreruela, S.O. Fogel, G. Francis, R. Garvey, C. Gort, T. Hens, D.C. Indro, H.J. Jeffrey, H. Kelley, E. Kirchler, M.-M. Lai, B. Lee, M. Lehenkari, B. Maciejovsky, J. Madura, A. Murphy, J. O'Brien, N. Okuyama, J. Perttunen, V. Ramiah, N. Richie, K. Sivaramakrishnan, G. Soydemir, L. Szykman, B.M. Tabak, S.-H. Tan, R. Verma, M. Wang, M. Weber, J. Yang, L. Zhu