FNCE4484 - Behavioural Finance
Behavioural Finance is the academic discipline which examines how psychological and sociological factors affect financial decisions. Traditional finance theory assumes investors are perfectly rational, well informed and able to process information correctly and rapidly. Behavioural Finance examines human vulnerability to irrational decisions and the consequent effect on markets. It investigates how financial decisions are influenced by cognitive and emotional biases, social and political considerations. The tools and applications of Behavioural Finance are examined, analyzed, applied, and evaluated.
Prerequisites: FNCE3323. This course is available to Open Studies students.
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