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The psychology of the financial crisis

Can behavioural finance explain the economic crisis and prevent another meltdown?

Forget the economic explanations of what led to the financial crisis, the real answers can be found be found in human psychology. That's the view of Professor of Finance, Gulnur Muradoglu, one of the country's leading experts in behavioural finance. She believes that no matter how savvy or experienced, investors eventually let bias, overconfidence and emotion cloud their decisions. In this week's Cass Talks, Professor Muradoglu reveals how behavioural finance can shed new light on the causes of the global financial crisis and prevent an economic meltdown in the future.

Cass Talks interviews are an opportunity to hear Cass faculty and prominent alumni give their perspective on current business and finance news stories, global issues affecting the business world and new research coming out of the School. Listen, watch and download Cass Talks and see other Cass academics share their opinions at:

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