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More On The Disposition Effect, Now With More Tax-Motivated Selling…

August 25th, 2016 · No Comments
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Tired of the disposition effect yet? This one’s short, I promise- just shows how the incentives for tax-motivated selling of losing stocks change over the year and cloud the disposition effect test statistics. As usual, you can see the whole behavioral economics playlist here in case you want to catch up or need a review.

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More On The Disposition Effect, Now With Econometric Issues…

August 24th, 2016 · No Comments
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Last time, we discussed the main result that shows evidence for the disposition effect- i.e. the bias toward selling winning stocks and against selling losing stocks. What I didn’t tell you at the time was that the calculation suffers from somewhat of an econometric problem, so I make up for my oversimplification and discuss that […]

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Empirical Evidence For The Disposition Effect, Results Edition…

August 17th, 2016 · No Comments
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In a previous video, my class went over the empirical setup in one of the main papers about the disposition effect in stock-market behavior. Now they got to talk about the results of that analysis: If you need a refresher, you can see the whole behavioral economics playlist here.

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Happy Monday! Now Let’s Talk About Your Homework Assignment…

August 15th, 2016 · No Comments
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In my class, I try to introduce a topic and then give my students a discussion question to work through so I can make sure that everyone is catching on. This discussion question relates back to the disposition effect, or the bias towards selling winning stocks and away from losing stocks. If you need a […]

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The Disposition Effect, Now With More Empirical Evidence…

August 12th, 2016 · 1 Comment
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In case you’ve forgotten, the disposition effect is the bias toward selling winning stocks (or other investments I guess) and away from selling losing stocks. In the video below, I start covering one of the seminal empirical papers on the disposition effect and can’t resist fangirling out for a second in the process. You can […]

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Getting To The Disposition Effect…

August 10th, 2016 · No Comments
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Know what the disposition effect is? Well you do now… Next time we’ll look at one of the seminal disposition effect papers and learn how we can test for it in a sample of data.

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