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A note on trader Sharpe ratios. (2009)

"Financial traders are assessed by how much money they make per unit of risk taken, known as the Sharpe Ratio.. a population of experienced traders attain Sharpe Ratios significantly higher than the...

Written by: Coates and Page.

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The trouble with overconfidence. (2008)

"On difficult tasks, people overestimate their performance but also mistakenly believe that they are worse than others. On easy tasks, people underestimate their actual performances but mistakenly believe they are...

Written by: Moore and Healy.

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Overconfidence, CEO selection, and corporate governance. (2008)

" overconfident manager, who sometimes makes value-destroying investments, has a higher likelihood than a rational manager of being deliberately promoted to CEO under value-maximizing corporate governance.   Goel, A.M., DePaul University, Thakor, A.V.,...

Written by: Goel and Thakor.

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