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BOOK – 50 Psychological Experiments for Investors

BOOK – 50 Psychological Experiments for Investors

BOOK. John Wiley & Sons (2009). From the inside flap: Saving well is anything but an intuitive process. One must be capable of deciding how much to save each month and in what instruments to invest those savings. These are the basic decisions...

 

“Happiness Economics” course at ESSEC Singapore

“Happiness Economics” course at ESSEC Singapore

TRAINING. During his stay in Singapore in january-february 2017, Mickaël Mangot delivered a 12,5h course in Happiness Economics in the “Strategy and Management of International Business” Master Program at Essec Business School. The...

 

Are homeowners in better shape than renters?

Are homeowners in better shape than renters?

Ownership and physical health How can home ownership impact on health? One possibility would be that residences occupied by their owners are kept in a better state than those rented. In that case, it would be more the living conditions rather...

 

Do homeowners live more happily than renters?

Do homeowners live more happily than renters?

Ownership and psychological well-being In western societies, ownership of real estate property forms part of the outward signs of social success and constitutes one of the primary goals of human life. This accomplishment produces a feeling of...

 

Experiment for investors #3

Experiment for investors #3

Why does Google’s success make you want to invest in high-tech? The availability heuristic In order to make judgements, individuals are helped by simple facts which are easily brought to attention and from memory. The judgements are biased...

 

Experiment for investors #2

Experiment for investors #2

Why are you sure that everyone agrees with your view that the market is going to go up? The false consensus effect Momentum bias is the temporal manifestation of the bias of representativeness which encourages the individual to deduce the...

 

Experiment for investors #1

Experiment for investors #1

Why do you think you have to invest in the stock market when prices have skyrocketed?       The momentum bias Suppose — and the truth is not far off — that real estate prices had increased by 15% in 2004, 2005, and 2006. Do you think...