Course Descriptions

Course catalog descriptions for courses offered in all currently published terms.

Finance

 
FIN 622 Behavioral Finance
  2.25 hours Elective Terms Offered: W16(B)
   
  Behavioral Finance --- This course surveys the relatively new field of behavioral finance, which combines ideas from psychology and finance to explore investor behavior. The course covers investor performance and a number of behavioral biases, like attention-based buying and trading on sentiment. It is relevant for both future investment professionals and those that would like to become successful individual investors.