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Nicholas Barberis: Why investors make mistakes
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Yale School of Management
Stephen and Camille Schramm Professor of Finance

Professor Barberis’ research focuses on behavioral finance—in particular, on applications of cognitive psychology to understanding investor trading behavior and the pricing of financial assets.  He has published extensively in the top economics and finance journals, gives frequent presentations about his work to both academic and non-academic audiences, and has won numerous awards for both research and teaching. Prior to coming to Yale, Professor Barberis taught at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.


  • PhD , Harvard, 1996
  • BA , Cambridge University, 1991


  • Behavioral Finance MGT 641


  • Behavioral Finance MGT 641


  • Yale SOM Alumni Association Teaching Award , Yale School of Management Alumni Association, 2006, 2009, 2013
  • Emory Williams Award for Excellence in Teaching , 1998, 2000, 2002
  • Paul A. Samuelson Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security , TIAA-CREF, 2000
  • FAME Research Prize , Swiss Finance Institute, 2000
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