What Investors Really Want: Know What Drives Investor Behavior and Make Smarter Financial Decisions: Know What Drives Investor Behavior and Make Smarter Financial Decisions

What Investors Really Want: Know What Drives Investor Behavior and Make Smarter Financial Decisions: Know What Drives Investor Behavior and Make Smarter Financial Decisions

by Meir Statman
     
 

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A pioneer in the field of behavioral finance presents an investment guide based on what really drives investors

  • Perfectly timed to give readers a real edge for investing in post-crash markets
  • Author is a leading authority on the theory and application of behavioral finance and a fixture in The Wall Street Journal and

Overview

A pioneer in the field of behavioral finance presents an investment guide based on what really drives investors

  • Perfectly timed to give readers a real edge for investing in post-crash markets
  • Author is a leading authority on the theory and application of behavioral finance and a fixture in The Wall Street Journal and other leading media outlets
  • Poised to become the definitive text on how investors and managers make financial decisions—and how these decisions are reflected in financial markets

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071741668
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
11/19/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Author Profile
Meir Statman is the Glenn Klimek Professor of Finance at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University and Visiting Professor at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. His research focuses on behavioral finance. He attempts to understand how investors and managers make financial decisions and how these decisions are reflected in financial markets.

Meir's research has been published in the , the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Portfolio Management, and many other journals. The research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Research Foundation of the CFA Institute, and the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA). Meir is a member of the Editorial Board of the Financial Analysts Journal, the Advisory Board of the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Journal of Wealth Management and the Journal of Investment Consulting, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Research, the Journal of Behavioral Finance, and the Journal of Investment Management and a recipient of a Batterymarch Fellowship, a William F. Sharpe Best Paper Award, a Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Outstanding Article Award, a Davis Ethics Award, a Moskowitz Prize for best paper on socially responsible investing, two Baker IMCA Journal Awards, and three Graham and Dodd Scroll Awards of Excellence. Meir consults with many investment companies and presents his work to academics and professionals in many forums in the U.S. and abroad.

Meir received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and his B.A. and M.B.A. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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