Workshop in Behavioral Finance
November 10, 2001

Robert J. Shiller and Richard Thaler, Organizers

Andrei Shleifer, Harvard University and NBER and Robert Vishny, University of Chicago and NBER
"Stock Market Driven Acquisitions"
    Discussant: David Scharfstein, MIT and NBER

Amit Goyal and Pedro Santa-Clara, UC, Los Angeles
"Idiosyncratic Risk Matters!"
    Discussant: John Campbell, Harvard University and NBER

Harrison Hong, Stanford University and Jeffrey Kubit, Syracuse University
"Analyzing the Analysts: Career Concerns and Biased Earnings Forecasts"
    Discussant: Kent Womack, Dartmouth College

Brad M. Barber, UC, Davis and Terrance Odean, UC, Berkeley
"All That Glitters: The Effect of Attention and News on the Buying Behavior of Individual and Institutional Investors"
    Discussant: Sendhil Mullainathan, MIT and NBER

Artyom Durnev, University of Michigan, Randall Morck, University of Alberta and NBER and Bernard Yeung, New York University
"Value Enhancing Capital Budgeting and Firm-Specific Stock Returns Variation"
    Discussant: Jeremy Stein, Harvard University and NBER

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Conference sponsored by
Bracebridge Capital, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management and
LSV Asset Management
under the auspices of the National Bureau of Economic Research