Category Archives: Behavioral Finance

The Liability of Leading: Analyzing Behavior and Risk in Jeopardy

NYU Stern professors Zur Shapira and Elizabeth Boyle coauthored “The Liability of  Leading: Battling Aspiration and Survival Goals in the Jeopardy! Tournament of  Champions,” which appears in the September issue of Organizational Science. By studying the decisions of Jeopardy contestants, … Continue reading

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Don’t Buy Too Much Insurance!

Professor Zur Shapira is quoted in the Wall Street Journal on purchasing multiple insurance policies. In this age of hurricanes, tsunamis, market crashes and banking crises, it isn’t any wonder that people are feeling insecure. Companies are responding by rolling … Continue reading

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Recording of the Webinar:”BP’s Failure to Debias: Underscoring the Importance of Behavioral Corporate Finance”

Professor Hersh Shefrin discussed 4×4 culture analysis using BP as a vehicle. He discussed the application of business processes and psychological pitfalls to analyze corporate culture, especially in respect to risk management. Listen to the recording here View slides here

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Webinar: “BP’s Failure to Debias: Underscoring the Importance of Behavioral Corporate Finance”

Presented by Hersh Shefrin, Professor of Finance at Santa Clara University, Faculty member Master of Science in Risk Management Program at NYU Stern. Based on the joint work with Enrico Cervellanti, University of Bologna this presentation will cover a behavioral … Continue reading

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