Investor Psychology and Asset Pricing
The basic paradigm of asset pricing is in vibrant flux. The purely rational approach is being subsumed by a broader approach based upon the psychology of investors. In this approach, security expected returns are determined by both risk and misvaluation. This survey sketches a framework for understanding decision biases, evaluates the a priori arguments and the capital market evidence bearing on the importance of investor psychology for security prices, and reviews recent models.
|Date of creation:||10 Feb 2001|
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|Publication status:||Published in Journal of Finance 4.56(2001): pp. 1533-1597|
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