Month: January 2020

The Casual Link to Opportunity

Equities hot hand – do winners keep winning?

EFN427 – Behavioural finance group assignment Hot Hand: Is Performance Predictable? Submission date: 22 September, 2019 Group 10: XX XX, XX XX, XX XX and Adam Atkins Introduction  Background In their seminal 1974 paper, Tversy and Kahneman discussed the phenomena of heuristics — or mental shortcuts — that are used to make decisions under uncertainty.…
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Population growth and economic growth correlation

Adam Atkins Final report, Assessment 3 EFN427 Behavioural Finance Due 26/10/19 Topic: The Baby boom, shares, property and sustainability. Introduction This short essay will discuss the post World War Two (WW2) baby boom, its connection to asset prices including shares and property, and also its sustainability with changing demographics. The thesis argued here is that…
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Generalisations – not all bad?

EFN505 Financial Risk Management Essay and self-reflection due 6.1.2019 By Adam Atkins, student, QUT Master of Business (Applied Finance) 2019 Essay inputs: “To Generalize is to be an Idiot to Particularize is the Alone Distinction of Merit – General Knowledges are those Knowledges that Idiots possess.” William Blake, On Reynolds (1798). ” Generalizations and perceptions as life hacks…
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Epsilon – the error in risk management

EFN 505 Financial Risk Management  Essay and self-reflection due 12.4.2019 By Adam Atkins, student, QUT Masters of Business (Applied Finance) 2019 Essay: “Epsilon exposed: Getting down and dirty on risk!” The Soldier, The Gambler and the FX Trader. Risk is an abstract concept that we seek to find ways to describe, analyse and attempt to measure…
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Assignment: Nudge theory and recycling – Behavioural Economics experiment plan

Semester 2-2019 – QUT EFN428 Behavioural Economics Task: The Research Essay This assessment comprises of two parts: 1) a short proposal document detailing the selected topic and outline, upon which students will receive feedback. 2) a 2000 word research essay. You are to select your own research topic.  “Recycling nudging – when do intentions and outcomes diverge” Alternate…
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