We've updated our popular guide to behavioral science literature, The Essentia Reading List. One of our most downloaded white papers, this comprehensive list includes must-read behavioral classics and some exciting new titles.
In a supplement to our Alpha Lifecycle research, we find that disciplined active managers who are able to exit positions at or near the peak of their alpha curve can preserve more than 120 bps outperformance (net of fees), per year, vs index funds.
Ignoring standard procedure can be disastrous in complex, dynamic sectors like aviation and finance. Clare Flynn Levy considers the presence of normalized deviance in asset management and provides a list of steps to identify and overcome the ways it may already be affecting your investment team.
We have long suspected that alpha, a key measure of an investment manager's added value, has a finite life span and often tends to decay over time. Our new research proves it, bringing new insights into the nature of alpha and how portfolio managers can act to sustain it.
As we approach the festive season, rest assured that online retailers such as Amazon are enthusiastically waiting to help us make those important gift decisions. Here is a list of the top 10 behavioral nudges and techniques they will use to help us fill our shopping carts.
Incorporating behavioral science into your investment process doesn't have to be difficult. We present five simple techniques to reinforce the scientific rigor of your investment decision-making routine.
As we approach the UK general election on May 7th, we’re looking at some of the ways in which behavioral science is being used to mobilise voters and affect their perception of the party candidates.