BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS AND BEHAVIORAL FINANCE IN DECISION MAKING

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Ulfi Kartika Oktaviana

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Behavioral economics emphasizes the importance of empirical evidence and facts that contradict traditional economic assumptions. Several empirical studies have shown that individuals are prone to systematic bias in decision-making, as they do not always make decisions that are in their best interest. Behavioral Economics and Behavioral Finance aim to incorporate psychological aspects into the decision-making process, although it focuses on financial decisions and financial markets. This paper aims to describe the concept of economic behavior and its relation to financial behavior in decision-making using a literature survey. Behavioral economics and behavioral finance involve the science of psychology to study economics and finance, explaining that human biases can influence people's financial decision-making. This paper examines some of the behavioral biases that usually occur in investor decision-making, such as heuristics, overconfidence, mental accounting, and loss aversion, etc. and each of them shows their own representation and the way they influence decision-making

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OKTAVIANA, Ulfi Kartika. BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS AND BEHAVIORAL FINANCE IN DECISION MAKING. Proceedings of the International Conference of Islamic Economics and Business (ICONIES), [S.l.], v. 9, n. 1, p. 731-744, aug. 2023. ISSN 2541-3333. Available at: <http://conferences.uin-malang.ac.id/index.php/iconies/article/view/2185>. Date accessed: 17 apr. 2024.
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