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Herding in Finance, Stock Market Crashes, Frenzies, and Bank Runs

Markus K. Brunnermeier

in Asset Pricing under Asymmetric Information: Bubbles, Crashes, Technical Analysis, and Herding

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296980
eISBN:
9780191596025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296983.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter shows that herding can help to explain many empirical phenomena in finance, like stock market crashes. In a setting with widely dispersed information, even relatively unimportant news ... More


A Collaborative Model for Long-Term Investing

Ashby Monk, Rajiv Sharma, and Duncan L. Sinclair

in Reframing Finance: New Models of Long-Term Investment Management

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601789
eISBN:
9781503602755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601789.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the key themes that will be looked at in this book. In particular, it looks at the problem of long-term investing, illustrating why institutional investors are not acting in a ... More


The Partial Disinfectant of Sunlight

Donald C. Langevoort

in Selling Hope, Selling Risk: Corporations, Wall Street, and the Dilemmas of Investor Protection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190225667
eISBN:
9780190225698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225667.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic History

The mandatory disclosure regime makes fraud harder and plays other economic, social, and political roles, many of them highly contested. The content is interesting partly because of what doesn’t have ... More


A primer on pay: Executive Compensation and Efficient Contracting

Graeme Guthrie

in The Firm Divided: Manager-Shareholder Conflict and the Fight for Control of the Modern Corporation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190641184
eISBN:
9780190641214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190641184.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

One of a board’s most important roles is setting executive pay. This chapter introduces the various components of executive compensation schemes and analyzes the pay-setting process using the ... More


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