BFID Lecture - How finance got behavioural

Heman Brodie  |  Prospecta  |  26 March 2021  |  0.25 CE

This lecture looks at the evolution of economic thinking including:

  • the underlying assumptions and economic models associated with ‘homo economicus’;
  • the key findings of the 1989 study into aggregaate stock returns attributed to economic news proxies;
  • the primary risks associated with an arbitrage process to exploit variations in the price of stocks; and,
  • three additional limits to arbitrage confined to human nature.

Lecture  (15mins)

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