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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
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2012–2013 X
Preceding studies
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.

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.


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


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


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

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.