Behavioral Economics

This course uses psychology and economics to explain the anomalies on the financial markets. Gain more in-depth knowledge about behavioral biases and a short insight into their direct effect on IPOs.

by Numan Ulku & Dr. Eva Porras

Course Description

This course covers the second part of the Behavioral Finance level and gives a brief but vital insight into the Initial Public Offering process. Building up on the knowledge, gained during the first part of the Behavioral Finance lectures, here you will learn about another three biases - the conservatism bias, the anchoring bias and the herding bias. This, combined with an overview of IPOs, will provide you with the needed skill set to fully understand the psychology behind ongoing processes and stock market anomalies on the financial markets.

What are the Requirements?

An understanding of finance. You will form it by passing the previous 5 courses, if you haven't already. Professional financial experience and/or qualifications are not required. 

What am I going to get from this Course?

More than 3 hours of Video Lectures;

An extended PDF Manual;

An even deeper understanding of how certain biases affect markets and how to exploit these effects;

Introduction to an IPO process which will be thoroughly explained and examined in the following course;

Supporting Presentations with a broader explanation of Financial Markets and Assets;

Tools to analyze and track your personal progress


What is the Target Audience?

This course is targeting non-professional traders with a motivation to develop their knowledge and skills. Our learners have already basic understanding of stock and financial markets. And they want to go further and learn how to capitalize on opportunities created by anomalies in the markets. 

Уровень знаний

  • Financial Market Anomalies
  • Understanding of Behavioral Finance

Дополнительная информация

Level of difficulty: Master

Lectures: 6

Extra materials: 1 Manual

Video: 1 hour & 35 minutes

Languages: English, Chinese, Romanian

Includes: Certificate of Completion

Учебный план

Секция 1: Behavioral Finance II
Инструкция Behavioral Finance II 29
Лекция 1 Conservatism Bias 14:16
Лекция 2 Anchoring Bias 13:08
Лекция 3 Herding bias 19:41
Лекция 4 Academic Research on Behavioral Bias I 16:31
Лекция 5 Academic Research on Behavioral Bias II 13:37
Лекция 6 Lessons for individual investors 00:00
Тест Behavioral Finance II 19 вопроса(-ов)
Секция 2: IPO Introduction
Инструкция IPO Introduction 37
Лекция 1 History and framework of IPOs 00:00
Лекция 2 So what`s an IPO? 00:00
Лекция 3 Background to IPOs 00:00
Лекция 4 Advantages and Disadvantages of going public 00:00
Лекция 5 Going public 00:00
Тест Introduction to IPOs 25 вопроса(-ов)