Information Package / Course Catalogue
Behavioral Finance
Course Code: İMF518
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

Financial decision-making process to gain skills in understanding and analyzing the behavior of investors.

Course Content

Traditional approaches to financial decision-making process and explaining the process. Behavioral approaches to financial decision-making process. Models of investor behavior, and behavioral finance, behavioral approaches.

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Recommended or Required Reading
1.Barak, O. ,Davranışsal Finans Teori ve Uygulama , Gazi Kitabevi , Ankara , 2008.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Traditional Approaches to Explain Financial Decision-Making Process
Week 2 - Theoretical
Expected Utility Approach
Week 3 - Theoretical
Bayesian Approach to Learning
Week 4 - Theoretical
Efficient Markets Approach
Week 5 - Theoretical
Description & History of Behavioral Finance
Week 6 - Theoretical
Basis of Behavioral Finance: Theory of Expectations
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
Relationship with the Departments of Behavioral finance
Week 10 - Theoretical
Factors Affecting the Behavioral Finance Investor Behavior
Week 11 - Theoretical
Cognitive Factors
Week 12 - Theoretical
Cognitive Shortcuts
Week 13 - Theoretical
Emotional Factors
Week 14 - Theoretical
Behavioral Finance Models
Week 15 - Theoretical
Case Study
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142370
Midterm Examination125126
Final Examination130131
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)127
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
4
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3
3
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2
2
5
OÇ-2
5
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4
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3
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3
3
2
OÇ-5
2
3
4
5
4
4
4
3
3
3
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