Workshop in Behavioral Finance
April 1, 2006

Robert J. Shiller and Richard Thaler, Organizers

Ulrike Malmendier, Stanford University and NBER and Enrico Moretti, UC, Berkeley and NBER
"Winning by Losing: Evidence on "Overbidding in Mergers"
    Discussant: Yiming Qian, University of Iowa

Harrison Hong, Princeton University, Jose Scheinkman and Wei Xiong, Princeton University and NBER
"Advisors and Asset Prices: A Model of the Origins of Bubbles"
    Discussant: Pietro Veronesi, University of Chicago

Malcolm Baker, Harvard University and NBER, Stefan Nagel, Stanford University and NBER and Jeffrey Wurgler, New York University and NBER
"The Effects of Dividends on Consumption"
    Discussant: Erik Hurst, University of Chicago and NBER

Lauren Cohen, Yale University and Andrea Frazzini, University of Chicago
"Economic Links and Predictable Returns"
    Discussant: Josef Lakonishok, LSV and NBER

Amil Dasgupta, Andrea Prat and Michela Verardo, London School of Economics
"The Price of Conformism"
    Discussant: Markus Brunnermeier, Princeton University

Nicholas Barberis, Yale University and NBER and Wei Xiong, Princeton University and NBER
"What Drives the Disposition and Momentum Effects? An Analysis of a Long-Standing Preference-Based Explanation"
    Discussant: Bing Han, Ohio State University

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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