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KATRAS11 Behavioral Finance 5 op
Organised by
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Accounting and Finance
Person in charge
Fee-paid teacher
Preceding studies
Recommended:
The prerequisite (KATRAA12) is intended for degree students. The course will not be necessarily organized every year. Information on its organization will be published on the web pages of the School of Management.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Curricula 2015 – 2017
KATRAS11 Behavioral Finance 5 ECTS

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course and demonstration of a sufficient level of knowledge on the exam, the student will be capable of developing a framework for investing in the financial markets that minimizes “irrational” behavior and maximizes risk adjusted returns.

Contents

The impact of limits to arbitrage and investor psychology on investor decision-making and investment pricing; The interplay between human cognitive limitations/errors and limits to arbitrage; Issues and limits concerning both the “efficient markets” and “behavioral” approaches.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 28 h 0 h

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
Written exam 
In English

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Kihn: Behavioral Finance 101: Cognitive Financial Economics, CreateSpace, 2011. Selected chapters.

2. Other assigned readings and/or e-materials.

Belongs to following study modules

Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
2018–2019
Teaching
Johtamiskorkeakoulu