Lookup NU author(s): Professor Darren Duxbury
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by Emerald, 2015.
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Purpose The aim, here and in a companion paper (Duxbury, 2015), is to review the insights provided by experimental studies examining financial decisions and market behaviour. Design/methodology/approach Focus is directed on those studies examining explicitly, or with direct implications for, the most robustly identified phenomena or stylized facts observed in behavioral finance. The themes for this first paper are theory and financial markets. Findings Experiments complement the findings from empirical studies in behavioral finance by avoiding some of the limitations or assumptions implicit in such studies. Originality/value We synthesize the valuable contribution made by experimental studies in extending our knowledge of the functioning of financial markets and the financial behavior of individuals.
Author(s): Duxbury D
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Review of Behavioral Finance
Print publication date: 16/06/2015
Acceptance date: 11/03/2015
ISSN (print): 1940-5979
ISSN (electronic): 1940-5987
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