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Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance: Identifying and Capitalizing on Irrational Investment Practices

Program Session(s):
November 16, 2016 - November 18, 2016

Application Deadline(s):
September 16, 2016

Program Fee:$4,900

Program fee includes: Luncheons, coffee, reception, dinner, and all program materials. It does not include hotel accommodations.

Special Rates:
In cooperation with the CFA Institute and CAIA, Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education is pleased to offer a special tuition rate on Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance to members of these organizations.

Click here for more information on this discount and to how to apply for this special rate at the time of admission.

Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education will verify membership to these organizations and will only provide discounts to those approved by authorized membership representatives. Additionally, the program is endorsed by CFA Institute and is approved for 15 continuing education credits.

Faculty Chairs: Richard Zeckhauser and Arnold S. Wood

Program Director: Anna Shanley

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Max H. Bazerman is the Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Centering his research on decision making, ethics, and negotiation, he has authored, coauthored, or co-edited more than 180 articles and 16 ...go to full profile


Stephen Blyth became President and Chief Executive Officer of the Harvard Management Company on January 1, 2015. Stephen joined HMC in 2006 as Head of International Fixed Income, and subsequently held roles as Head of Internal Management and Head of Public ...go to full profile


Iris Bohnet, is Professor of Public Policy. She is the director of the Women and Public Policy Program, associate director of the Laboratory for Decision Science, vice-chair of the Program on Negotiation, and faculty chair of the executive program ...go to full profile


David Laibson Professor of Economics, Harvard UniversityDavid Laibson is a member of the Russell Sage Behavioral Economics Roundtable, the MacArthur Foundation Preferences Network, and the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on ...go to full profile


Michael J. Mauboussin is Head of Global Financial Strategies at Credit Suisse. Prior to rejoining CS in 2013, he was Chief Investment Strategist at Legg Mason Capital Management. Michael originally joined CS in 1992 as a packaged food industry ...go to full profile


Katherine Nixon is the Chief Investment Officer for the Wealth Management business at Northern Trust. In that capacity, Katie leads the national investment management practice for Northern Trust’s Wealth Management business from the firm’s Chicago ...go to full profile


Lawrence H. Summers is Charles W. Eliot University Professor. He served as the 27th president of Harvard University from July 2001 until June 2006. From 1999 to 2001 he served as the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury following his earlier service ...go to full profile


Cass R. Sunstein is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He clerked for Justice Benjamin Kaplan of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and Justice Thurgood Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court. He has worked as an attorney-advisor ...go to full profile


Eric M. Wetlaufer is the Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Public Market Investments at Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. With over 30 years of experience in investment management, Eric is responsible for leading the CPP Investment Board’s ...go to full profile


Arnold S. Wood Founding Partner, President and Chief Executive Officer, and the Chair of its Management Committee of Martingale Asset Management Arnold S. Wood is a Founding Partner, President and Chief Executive Officer, and the Chair of its ...go to full profile


Richard Zeckhauser is the Frank P. Ramsey Professor of Political Economy. Much of his conceptual research examines possibilities for democratic, decentralized allocation procedures. Many of his policy investigations explore ways to promote the ...go to full profile


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