Application of Behavioural Finance in Investment Decisions: An Overview

The Management Accountant, Vol. 46, No. 10, October 2011

Posted: 29 Jul 2012 Last revised: 8 Mar 2015

Date Written: September 6, 2011

Abstract

Behavioural Finance is the part of finance that seeks to understand and explain the systematic financial implication of psychological decision process. The present article begins with the introduction to behavioural finance and tries to highlight the applicability of behavioural finance in the modern society with relation to the investment decisions made by the investors. The article further takes into account studies from past literatures so as to understand the use and importance of behavioral finance as a study and its application to the society at large.

Keywords: Behavioural Finance, Investments Psychology, Environment

Suggested Citation

Banerjee, Arindam, Application of Behavioural Finance in Investment Decisions: An Overview (September 6, 2011). The Management Accountant, Vol. 46, No. 10, October 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2118972

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