Cognitive Processes and Economic Behaviour by Marcello Basili, Nicola Dimitri, ITZHAK GILBOA

By Marcello Basili, Nicola Dimitri, ITZHAK GILBOA

In recent times the certainty of the cognitive foundations of financial habit has turn into more and more vital. This quantity comprises contributions from such major students as Adam Brandenburger, Michael Bacharach and Patrick Suppes. it will likely be of significant curiosity to lecturers and researchers enthusiastic about the sphere of economics and psychology in addition to these drawn to political financial system extra normally.

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In fact, two related behavioral results, the status quo bias and the endowment effect both suggest under-, not overtrading. The status quo bias refers to the lethargy of decision makers whose preferred course of action is inaction. Examples include staying with a medical insurance plan chosen years earlier and not re-balancing one's portfolio of defined contribution pension plan (Samuelson and Zeckhauser 1988; Ameriks and Zeldes 2001). The endowment effect refers to subjects' tendency to demand a higher price for an object which they had just been given than other subjects' willingness to pay for the same object (Thaler 1980).

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Define "no trade" as the case in which max{Q+} < min{Q-}. The "common belief" on fJ is the nonempty intersection of the pessimistic and optimistic beliefs, that is, {core v} {tJ} n {core vol {tJ°} i= {0}. The following is stated and proved in Basili and Fontini (2001): Theorem (No Trade Theorem, p. 29): In a financial market with optimistic and pessimistic agents there will be no trade iff agents share at least a common belief on the asset fJ. [The proof can be summarised as it follows: (a) For the sufficient condition.

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