The Chair of Behavioral Finance headed by Professor Dr. Mei Wang was launched in January 2011. The Chair covers a broad range of research interests, including behavioral and experimental finance, behavioral decision theories, cross-cultural comparison of investors and financial markets, behavioral political economy, the relationship between culture and institutions, etc.
If you are interested in writing your Bachelor or Master thesis at our chair, please contact us in order to make an appointment for a discussion of a possible topic.
Our publications –
Articles, books, and contributions.
Estimating cumulative prospect theory parameters from an international survey.
Do Top 10 Lists of Daily Stock Returns Attract Investor Attention? Evidence from a Natural Experiment.
How time preferences differ: Evidence from 53 countries.
Double reference Points: The effects of social and financial reference Points on decisions under risk.
On the determinants of household debt maturity choice.
The war puzzle: contradictory effects of international conflicts on stock markets.
Risk preferences around the world.
Experimental comparison between markets on dynamic Permit trading and Investment in irreversible abatement with and without non-regulated companies.
International evidence on the equity premium puzzle and time discounting.
An experimental study on real option strategies.
Can ambiguity Aversion solve the equity premium puzzle? Survey evidence from international data.
The less you know, the more you are afraid of - A Survey on risk perceptions of Investment products.
Attitudes and behaviour in everyday finance - Evidence from Switzerland.
Evaluating lotteries, risks, and risk-mitigation programs.
Prospect Theory for continuous distributions.
What is behind Priority Heuristic? A mathematical Analysis.
Cumulative Prospect Theory and the St. Petersburg Paradox.
Incorporating framing into Prospect Theory modeling: A mixture-model Approach.
Similar in how to Frame, but different in what to choose.
Overconfidence and active Management by Pension fund Managers.
Customer Segmentation in Swiss retail Banking.
Auch in China werden die Schweizer Banken lernen müssen, Nein zu sagen.
Relation between equity home bias and ambiguity Aversion: An international study.
Behavioral determinants of home bias-theory and Experiment. SSRN working paper.
Ambuigity Aversion, Information unvertainty and momentum around the world.
How time preferences differ: Evidence from 52 countries.
Does Finance Have Cultural Dimension?