Affiliated Experts

Meir Statman

Glenn Klimek Professor of Finance, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University; Visiting Professor, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

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Bruce Deal 

Ph.D., Columbia University; M.B.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Summary of Experience:
Meir Statman's research focuses on behavioral finance. He attempts to understand how investors and managers make financial decisions and how these decisions are reflected in financial markets. The questions he addresses include: What are the cognitive errors and emotions that influence investors? What are investor aspirations? How can financial advisers and plan sponsors help investors? What is the nature of risk and regret? How do investors form portfolios? How important are tactical asset allocation and strategic asset allocation? What determines stock returns? What are the effects of sentiment? Professor Statman's research has been published in the Financial Analysts Journal, The Journal of Portfolio Management, The Journal of Finance, and many other leading journals. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Financial Analysts Journal, the Advisory Board of The Journal of Portfolio Management and the Journal of Investment Consulting, and is an associate editor of several other professional journals. The recipient of a Batterymarch Fellowship and three Graham and Dodd Awards of Excellence, Professor Statman has consulted with many investment companies and presented his work to academics and professionals in many forums in the U.S. and abroad.