Using transaction data to examine the drivers of investment behavior for different groups of investors.

01 October 2015 → 30 April 2021
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied economics
financial attention online behavior transaction data investment clubs trading trading platform negativity bias individual investors ostrich effect institutional investors behavioral finance disposition effect
Project description

The objective of this research is to provide new insights into which type of investor (private investor, investment club, or institutional investor) is more susceptible for behavioral biases (like disposition effect, ostrich effect, etc), and what impacts the severity of these biases (like financial attention, trading platform, etc). We make use of a
unique dataset provided by an online broker.