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  1. Research Affiliates’ Investment Beliefs


    Tue, 11 Nov 2014

    daily commute and the scenic route during a vacation. None of this suggests irrationality to us. 3. Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky , and Richard Thaler, among many others, lay out the groundwork for much of the fields of behavioral economics and

  2. The Psychology of Contrarian Investing


    Thu, 5 Dec 2013

    ssrn.com/abstract=2210032 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2210032 . Kahneman, Daniel, and Amos Tversky . 1979. “Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision Under Risk.” Econometrica , 47/2, 263-292. Kahneman, Daniel. 2011. Thinking, Fast and

  3. Hot Potato: Momentum as an Investment Strategy


    Wed, 21 Aug 2013

    behavioral tendencies in the 1970s, Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky (1979) identified what they called the “anchoring and adjustment ..... Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux. Kahneman, Daniel, and Amos Tversky . 1979. “Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision

  4. What Do Investors Regret More: Getting Clawed by the Bear or Not Riding the Bull?


    Fri, 28 Jun 2013

    by behavioral economics pioneers Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky , offers a clear example of how people tend to feel more regret when a negative outcome is the result of an action ..... 102.2 (1995): 379–395. 4 Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky , “The Psychology of Preferences,” Scientific

  5. Michael Mauboussin on the ‘Success Equation’


    Thu, 7 Mar 2013

    s a really interesting [question]. One of the frameworks I like [to use] is going back to the Daniel Kahneman- Amos Tversky idea of inside versus outside view. You’re very familiar with that. The inside view says that when we’re trying

  6. Is Loss Aversion Causing Investors to Shun Equities?


    Thu, 14 Feb 2013

    of the key findings in behavioral economics is loss aversion, a bias revealed by psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky . In studies of human decision making, they discovered that the pain people feel from a loss is about as twice as strong

  7. The Harm of Mental Shortcuts


    Tue, 2 Oct 2012

    educated guesses are examples of this experience-based (also known as heuristic ) decision-making. According to Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman ’s research, the more complex the decision, the more we tend to take a heuristic approach that

  8. Counter-Trend Trading


    Fri, 6 Jul 2012

    the 1920s 12 . In the 1960’s and 70’s, Dr. Amos Tversky and Dr. Daniel Kahneman were awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for their work in Prospect Theory, which began by studying the irrationality ..... Prospect theory: An analysis of decisions under risk,” Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, 1979. 14 Market Volatility

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