FINA 416: Behavioural Finance course guide
- How to connect to databases, journals and ebooks from home.
- All resources listed on this guide are available remotely. If you have any questions, please feel free to chat with us online or contact the Finance librarian directly.
- Behavioral Finance and Wealth Management
This ebook discusses investors' behavioural biases in-depth and offers practical advice about how to apply behavioural finance to improve overall investment decision making. Separated into individual chapters focusing on each bias, the author reviews 20 of the most prominent individual investor biases and demonstrates how they are used in practice.
- New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online
This is a great place to start looking for information about major topics in behavioural finance. Type in the term you are searching for to find detailed scholarly articles written by academics, as well as a selection of important articles and books on that topic.
If you cannot find your term in the above sources, this site is the next alternative. It lists all the major publications for each area of interest. It is especially strong in locating articles relating to biases (hindsight bias, endowment bias...). Consult the List of Research Topics for more details.
- Business Source Complete
This is the first source to consult as it provides access to full text scholarly journals and business magazines. Business Source Complete also includes online access to journal articles from sources such as the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Behavioral Finance.
Citations with selected abstracts to literature in the field of economics. Includes journal articles, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, book chapters and essays.
- ProQuest Business Databases
Covers all aspects of management, accounting, finance, marketing, decision sciences and many areas of economics. Includes access to scholarly journals via ABI/Inform Global as well as trade journals.
- Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets
This ebook starts with a discussion on the key concepts of behavioural finance. Part two (chapters 10 to 17) discusses various behavioural biases in greater detail.
Check in CLUES, the library catalogue to find more books on your topic. Type in your topic (Ex. "recency bias") in the search box. You can also browse a list of titles on behavioural finance as selected by the librarian.
This list is meant to help you get started finding sources on your topic. For more articles, please consult one of the databases (Business Source Complete, Econlit, ProQuest). For books, look in the library catalogue, CLUES. If you have any trouble locating an article or book please contact us.
- Behavioural Finance
- Behavioural Economics
- Prospect Theory
- Gambler's Fallacy. See this book also
- Winner's Curse (book)
- Sunk Cost Fallacy
- January Effect (book)
- Value Investing (book)
- Equity Risk Premium
- Allais Paradox
- Ultimatum Game
- Dollar Auction game
- Investment Policy Statement
Cognitive and Emotional Biases
Note: The links below will help you find relevant scholarly articles for each Bias. If you come across a link that does not display the whole article, please check in the library's article finder tool to find the full text.
- Overconfidence Bias
- Representativeness Bias
- Anchoring and Adjustment Bias
- Cognitive Dissonance Bias
- Availability Bias
- Self-Attribution Bias
- Illusion of Control Bias
- Conservatism Bias
- Ambiguity Aversion Bias
- Endowment Bias and Article
- Self-Control Bias and E-book
- Optimism Bias
- Mental Accounting Bias
- Confirmation Bias
- Hindsight Bias
- Loss Aversion Bias and Article
- Recency Bias (book)
- Regret Aversion Bias
- Framing Bias
- Status Quo Bias and Article