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CODE 98661
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The purpose of the course is providing the students with a basic knowledge of Behavioural Finance, a recent research field interpreting the individuals choices under uncertainty, on the basis of the cognitive psychological processes, instead of the foundations of orthodox economic theory.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is meant to enrich the students’ knowledges with some distinguishing features of the behaviour of financial investors under uncertainty, according to the Behavioural Finance approach, based on cognitive processes, that provides a fundamental skill to financial investors and financial managers of industrial or commercial enterprises.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is meant to enrich the students’ knowledges with some distinguishing features of the behaviour of financial investors under uncertainty, according to the Behavioural Finance approach, based on cognitive processes, that provides a fundamental skill to financial investors and financial managers of industrial or commercial enterprises. The course will provide the students with important skills in the decision making processes for firms operating in the financial sector of the economy and for the financial management of industrial and commercial firms.

The course will also provide the following skill:

Ability to properly communicate in written and oral form, ability to adapt communication to the context, use of sources and tools of various nature, critical thinking, ability to use, develop and value information, ability to expose.

PREREQUISITES

No prerequisites for this course.

TEACHING METHODS

Class lectures. 

Debates during lessons where "bonus" point can be attributed, in order for the students to acquire the following learning outcome: 

Ability to properly communicate in written and oral form, ability to adapt communication to the context, use of sources and tools of various nature, critical thinking, ability to use, develop and value information, ability to expose.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

1) Anomalies in financial markets

2) Anomalies in discount factors

3) Speculative bubbles. 

4) Equity premium puzzle.

5) Incorporation

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Forbes, W., (2009), “Behavioural Finance”, Chichester, UK, John Wiley & sons, chapters. 2, 3 (excepting section 3.2.2 and the appendix) ,5, 13 (excepting sections 13.1, 13.2, 13.2.1, 13.3.1, 13.3.2), 14.
  • Notes edited by the teacher (that will be available AND downloadable from “AulaWeb”) in the section called “Materiale didattico”.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARCO MAZZOLI (President)

LUCA BELTRAMETTI

ANNA BOTTASSO

GABRIELE CARDULLO

MAURIZIO CONTI

SIMONE LOMBARDINI

ELENA SEGHEZZA

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Second Term

Class schedule

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written exam.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written exam. No restrictions in resitting, in case of failure.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
19/12/2023 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
10/01/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
24/01/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
04/06/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
18/06/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
11/07/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
11/09/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

All foreign students are welcome to contact the professor encharged with the course for any special needs.

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