Presentation Slides for American Finance Association 2020 Presidential Address: Social Transmission Bias in Economics and Finance

83 Pages Posted: 28 Jan 2020 Last revised: 16 Mar 2020

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David A. Hirshleifer

University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business; NBER

Date Written: January 4, 2020

Abstract

This document contains presentation slides for the American Finance Association's Presidential Address of January 4, 2020. The address is based on the paper "Social Transmission Bias in Economics and Finance."

The paper: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3550880
Transcript of the talk with integrated slides: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3513201



Keywords: social transmission bias, social economics, social finance, behavioral economics, behavioral finance, social networks, social learning, information percolation, biased percolation, epidemiology, visibility bias, self-enhancing transmission bias, simplistic thinking, memes, cultural evolution

JEL Classification: A10, D03, D1, D21, D60, D84, D85, D91, G00, G02, G1, G11, G12, G14, G3, K00, M2, M21, M4, Z1, Z10, Z

Suggested Citation

Hirshleifer, David A., Presentation Slides for American Finance Association 2020 Presidential Address: Social Transmission Bias in Economics and Finance (January 4, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3513210 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3513210

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