Essays about: "prospect theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 essays containing the words prospect theory.

  1. 1. Probability Distortion in the relationship between Depression and Problem Gambling: A Mediation Analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Chi Nguyen; David Johansson; [2021-08-04]
    Keywords : problem gambling; depression; probability distortion; mediation; probability weighting function; prospect theory;

    Abstract : We posit that people with depressive symptoms are prone to problem gambling, and explorewhether one possible driver of this is that depression increases misperception of probabilities.To test this hypothesis, we conducted a self-report survey on 230 regular gamblers recruitedfrom Prolific. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cross-National Differences in Risk Preferences

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lennart Johannes Petrus van Loo; Julia Marszalek; [2021]
    Keywords : risk preferences; organizational risk; risk management; strategic management; prospect theory; culture; nationality; demographics.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: This research aimed to investigate cross-national differences in risk preferences to uncover whether risk appetite, consisting of perceived and actual risk, differs amongst demographics. This paper aims to understand whether Polish and Dutch business students differ in their risk preferences and how this impacts strategic management. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effect of Expected Outcome on Attendance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Johannes Reuter; Ismael Hallbäck; [2021]
    Keywords : prospect theory; attendance demand; football; uncertainty of outcome hypothesis; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Live attendance at sports events is important for individual teams as well as for the broader community of a sport. The amount of uncertainty about the outcome of a game is considered a crucial determinant of game attendance. This study examines how fans’ expectation about game outcome affects game attendance in Swedish Allsvenskan. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Performance of Stocks Earning Extreme Single-Day Returns: Evidence from Sweden

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Dominik Schleuss; Tavish Gantz; [2021]
    Keywords : MAX Effect; Extreme returns; Cross-section of returns; Lottery-like payoffs; Behavioral Finance;

    Abstract : In 2011, Bali et al. presented evidence that stocks with extreme one and multi day-returns significantly underperform stocks with less extreme returns in the following month. They attributed this to investors exhibiting a preference for stocks with lottery-like payoffs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mechanical investing, man’s best friend or Foolish? : -A study on mechanical investment strategies on the Swedish stock market

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO)

    Author : Max Lundberg; Jakob Åkerlund; [2021]
    Keywords : Mechanical investing; EMH; Modern portfolio theory; Dogs of the Dow; the Foolish Four; Mean reversion; OMXS30; Contrarianism; The penultimate profit prospect; Stock market.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine classical Dow-strategies, Dogs of the Dow and Foolish Four relative to each other and OMXS30GI in order to test if promises of substantial returns would be kept on the Swedish stock market during the period 2002-2019. Our empirical findings show no statistically significant excess-return generated by the Foolish Four-strategy over neither the Dogs of the Dow-strategy nor OMXS30GI. READ MORE