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Behaving Badly

James Montier

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein - Global Equity Strategy

February 2, 2006

Over 300 professional fund managers have taken a test to measure the scale of behavioural biases. This paper presents the results. Amongst other finds we show fund managers seem to suffer from over-optimism, representativeness, framing and anchoring. We also use Fredericks Cognitive Reflection Task to show that the degree of susceptibility to biased behaviour is captured by the CRT.

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Date posted: March 23, 2006  

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Montier, James, Behaving Badly (February 2, 2006). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=890563 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.890563

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