Behavioural Finance

Course Description:This course offers a doctoral level introduction to behavioral finance and aims to prepare students to do research on their own in this field. Behavioral finance examines how psychology affects financial decision making and financial markets. More detailed description will be given once the instructors have been recruited

Learning outcomes: See course website

Course requirements: The course requires a good knowledge of the 1st year Ph.D. courses in finance/econometrics as well as some basic knowledge of behavioral finance

Target group:Doctoral students in Finance and related disciplines

Time:Tentatively August 4-8, 2014

Place: Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki

Course Language: English

ECTS: 6 Credits

Number of students: 25. Finance PhD students have priority, but the course is also open for KATAJA-, FDPE-, and foreign doctoral students given that there is space in the course. Applications are sent directly to and application deadline will be announced later on in the course web pages: The acceptances will be announced shortly after the registration deadline.

Course work and evaluation:See course website

Required readings: See course website

Instructors: Professor Harrison Hong (Princeton University)

Course Coordinator and contact person: Milja Koski,, 0403538061. Application instructions on course web pages: