Behavioural Finance

paying cash

Brain scans tell the tale: paying with cash packs an emotional punch

procrastination

A carefully crafted reminder notice, with simple language and a firm deadline, turns corporate lallygaggers into timely taxpayers

Competing against automated agents induces auction bidders to skip risky behaviour

Scotiabank’s Mike Durland on the prospects for greater regulation of world financial markets and the challenges facing financial innovators
Dividend

Just before a stock's dividend cut-off date, buyers far outnumber sellers, which defies the logic of the stock market. What's going on?

What does psychology have to say about the puzzles and less than rational behaviour in corporate finance?

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