CEMS Ph.D. Course
BEHAVIORAL FINANCE: INVESTORS, CAPITAL MARKETS, AND CORPORATIONS
By Professor Werner De Bondt (DePaul University, Chicago)
June 21-23, 2017 in Mons, Belgium. Organized by IMMAQ-Finance and LSM.
Werner F.M. De Bondt is the Founding Director of the Richard H. Driehaus Center for Behavioral Finance at DePaul University, Chicago, U.S.A. Born in Merksem, Belgium, Prof. De Bondt first studied at the University of Antwerp and the KU Leuven in Belgium. In 1985, he received a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York, U.S.A). Since the 1980s, Prof. De Bondt has authored or co-authored a series of path-breaking academic articles that have helped to define the new field of behavioral finance. Over the years, Prof. De Bondt has been a faculty member at his alma mater, Cornell University; at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was the Frank Graner Professor of Investment Management (1992-2003); and at various universities in The Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland.
Prof. De Bondt will teach a comprehensive PhD level class covering the main topics addressed in Behavioral finance.
Session 1: “Investors” [21 June, 14:00 -18:00]
This session reviews the historical origins of behavioral finance, its psychological foundations and what we know about the behavior of investors and their advisers.
Session 1I: “Capital Markets” [22 June, 14:00 -18:00]
This session reviews rational and non-rational theories of asset price bubbles, and the state-of-the-art in behavioral asset pricing.
Session III: “Corporations” [23 June, 14:00 -18:00]
This session reviews behavioral theories of the firm, and considers the nature and quality of executive decisions in many different contexts.
FEES AND INSCRIPTION
Registration is mandatory. In order to participate, send an e-mail to email@example.com with a proof of payment before June 15, 2017. The number of participant is limited.
Registration fees are:
- 100€ for Ph.D. students;
- 200€ for postdocs or academics;
- 400 € for people outside academia.
These fees cover the access to the three-session course, the course material, and coffee breaks.
Participation is free for UCL members.
For the payment, transfer the money to
BNP Paribas Fortis
Montagne du Parc 3
IBAN : BE55 0013 6623 9744
BIC : GEBABEBB
Name + first name + De Bondt Course
The course will be held in the UCL premises at the Ateliers des FUCaM.
Address: 2, Rue des Sœurs Noires, 7000 Mons – Belgium.
(Parking entrance : rue du Grand Trou Oudart)
Prof. Catherine D’Hondt (firstname.lastname@example.org)
LIST OF TOPICS AND READING MATERIALS
To be provided in due time.