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KATRAS11 Behavioral Finance 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Accounting and Finance
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.

General description

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.

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John Kihn, Teacher responsible
Pyry Mäkinen, Contact person


12-Jan-2015 – 4-Feb-2015
Lectures 28 hours
Mon 12-Jan-2015 - 2-Feb-2015 weekly at 9.30-12, Linna K113
Tue 13-Jan-2015 - 3-Feb-2015 weekly at 9.30-12, Mainbuilding A4
Wed 14-Jan-2015 - 4-Feb-2015 weekly at 9.30-12, Mainbuilding A3
Wed 11-Feb-2015 at 8-12, Mainbuilding D11, Exam
Tue 24-Mar-2015 at 16-20, D10ab, 2nd exam, enrolment via NettiOpsu