Can behavioral finance models account for historical asset prices?
AbstractI construct a behavioral model of asset pricing in which agents choose whether to base their expectations on chartist or fundamental forecasts. I simulate the model in order to test its efficacy in explaining the moments and time series properties of the FTSE All-Share index, and find that the model cannot be rejected as the data generating process.
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Behavioral finance; Asset pricing;
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- ap Gwilym, Rhys, 2010. "Can behavioral finance models account for historical asset prices?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 108(2), pages 187-189, August.
- G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates
- D03 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Behavioral Microeconomics; Underlying Principles
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- NEP-ALL-2009-10-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBA-2009-10-03 (Central Banking)
- NEP-CBE-2009-10-03 (Cognitive & Behavioural Economics)
- NEP-CFN-2009-10-03 (Corporate Finance)
- NEP-FOR-2009-10-03 (Forecasting)
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