Read: Keller & Alsdorf: pp. 1 — 30
Read: Decision Sciences, Economics, Finance, Business, Computing, and Big Data: Connections
Read: Empirical Behavioral Finance https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167268114002728?via%3Dihub
Watch: Current Issues in Finance
In this discussion forum, you can choose one of two trending areas in finance to respond to. Complete either the data science discussion prompt or the behavioral finance prompt and follow the directions listed.
In your readings, you read an article that provides a review of literature that connects data science, finance, and economics. Choose one of the theoretical models (listed under section 2 of the article) or one of the statistical and econometric models (listed under section 3 of the article) and find five additional peer reviewed articles in this area (not mentioned in this journal article) that provide context to the topic. Discuss the contribution of the five journal articles you selected and how those help to further understand the models originally presented.
In your readings, you read an article that discusses current trends in behavioral finance research: (a) DNA analysis and financial behaviors, (b) investor data and behavior, (c) Investor reaction, and (d) experimental market assets. Each of these articles can be found in this special issue of The Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (editorial in your reading).Choose one of these areas and read the articles associated with the topic (mentioned in the appropriate sections of the editorial from your readings). Now, explore what research has been conducted since these articles were written.
What is the current state of research in these areas? What has been researched that further contributes to the particular research area you have chosen?
Provide a summary of the new research in this area from a minimum of five new peer reviewed journal articles and identify questions that need exploring in future research.
Discussion Assignment Instructions
Provide a 600 to 800-word summary (formatted according to APA guidelines) of the new research in this area from a minimum of five new peer reviewed journal articles and identify questions that need exploring in future research.
Your discussion should be organized in a three-paragraph format:
Introductory Paragraph: gives an overview and definition of the topic you chose. At the end of the paragraph it gives an idea of how your forum is organized.
Current Trends Paragraph: In this paragraph, you will discuss the themes that you found in the research from the 5 articles related to your topic. This paragraph should be a synthesis of the research and not just a listing of annotated summaries.
Future Research Paragraph: In this paragraph, you will discuss areas of future research by referencing the 5 articles that you identified. The future research areas should be based on the findings of the authors of those articles rather than general ideas you may have.
*A reference section should then be included at the end of your discussion.
You will review your classmates’ initial postings and choose one classmate to complete the following for your reply: I will share or post the classmates thread later
Write a 250 to 300-word response to your classmate. Your reply must make a recommendation to your classmate of a peer reviewed journal article that provides additional information on their topic. In your response, you should give a summary of the article in your own words and discuss why it is relevant to their forum topic. It must be different than articles they reference in their forum. Include an APA formatted citation at the bottom of the reply.