Workshop in Behavioral Finance
April 10, 1999

Robert J. Shiller and Richard Thaler, Organizers

Nicholas Barberis, Harvard University; Ming Huang, Stanford University; and Tano Santos, University of Chicago
"Prospect Theory and Asset Prices"
     Discussant: Sendhil Mullainathan, MIT and NBER

Robert Shiller, Yale University and NBER
"Measuring Bubble Expectations and Investor Confidence"
     Discussant: Werner De Bondt, University of Wisconsin

Harrison Hong, Stanford University and Jeremy Stein, MIT and NBER
"Differences of Opinion, Rational Arbitrage and Market Crashes"
     Discussant: Olivier Blanchard, Harvard University and NBER

William Goetzmann, Yale University and NBER and Massimo Massa, INSEAD
"Index Funds and Stock Market Growth"
     Discussant: Andrew Metrick, Harvard University and NBER

Jeff Wurgler and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, Harvard University
"Does Arbitrage Flatten Demand Curves for Stocks?"
     Discussant: Randall Morck, University of Alberta

Allen Poteshman, University of Chicago
"Does Investor Misreaction to New Information Increase in the Quantity of Previous Similar Information? Evidence From the Options Market"
     Discussant: Ming Huang, Stanford University

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Sponsored by:
Russell Sage Foundation and National Bureau of Economic Research