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Behavioral and Cultural Finance

Course code
FIN619
Course type
MSc Course
Weekly Hours
2,5
ECTS
5.0
Term
FS 2023
Language
Englisch
Lecturers
Prof. Dr. Mei Wang
Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.
This course discusses important topics in behavioral finance and cultural finance, including non-expected-utility theory, heuristics and biases, heterogenous beliefs, anomalies such as equity premium puzzle, momentum, home bias, etc. The goal is to understand various perspectives in the behavioral and cultural finance research and its practical relevance.
Date Time
Tuesday, 10.01.2023 15:30 - 18:45
Wednesday, 18.01.2023 15:30 - 17:00
Wednesday, 25.01.2023 08:00 - 09:30
Monday, 30.01.2023 15:30 - 18:45
Wednesday, 01.02.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Monday, 06.02.2023 15:30 - 18:45
Monday, 13.02.2023 15:30 - 18:45
Wednesday, 15.02.2023 15:30 - 18:45
Utility Theory, Portfolio Theory, Prospect Theory, Capital Asset Pricing Model, Probability Theory
Ackert and Deaves (2009) Behavioral Finance: Psychology, Decision-Making, and Markets Hens, Rieger, & Wang (2020) Cultural Finance: A World Map of Risk, Time and Money
Interactive teaching and case studies
- Written report: A research proposal (60%)
- Presentation on one academic paper (40%)
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