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Financial Contagion And Investors Behavior


  • George Horia Ionescu

    (Romanian-American University Bucharest)

  • Dragos Mihai Ungureanu

    (Permanent Representation of Romania to the European Union)

  • Ruxandra Dana Vilag

    (Romanian-American University Bucharest)

  • Florian Bogdan Stoian

    (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu)


International capital markets, in general, seem to be volatile markets, influenced bymany factors, a phenomenon that affects both developed markets, as well as least developed, withemerging market economies suffering most because of this. It is clear, however, that volatility willremain for as long as it is delayed the adoption of specific measures at national and internationalfinancial architecture level, measures that may be necessary to reduce these risks, to limit theirimpact, and that the question financial market can relapse in a manner as efficiently as possible.

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  • George Horia Ionescu & Dragos Mihai Ungureanu & Ruxandra Dana Vilag & Florian Bogdan Stoian, 2009. "Financial Contagion And Investors Behavior," Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia, vol. 1(11), pages 1-57.
  • Handle: RePEc:alu:journl:v:1:y:2009:i:11:p:57

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    1. Kristin J. Forbes & Roberto Rigobon, 2002. "No Contagion, Only Interdependence: Measuring Stock Market Comovements," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 57(5), pages 2223-2261, October.
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    5. Giampiero M. Gallo & Edoardo Otranto, 2005. "Volatility Transmission in Financial Markets: A New Approach," Econometrics Working Papers Archive wp2005_10, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Statistica, Informatica, Applicazioni "G. Parenti".
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    1. Ionela Ancuța IANCU, 2015. "Investing Strategies Of Romanian Retail Investors Before And During Crisis (2006-2009)," SEA - Practical Application of Science, Fundația Română pentru Inteligența Afacerii, Editorial Department, issue 9, pages 23-28, December.

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    investor behaviour; financial crisis; rational investor; irational investor; financial contagion;

    JEL classification:

    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates
    • G19 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Other


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