EDHEC PhD candidate Eric Tham’s research project was chosen for the first TFI research challenge

To what extent do amateur investors trust social media?

Written on 22 August 2018.


Eric Tham’s research project was chosen for the first TFI research challenge. This project, funded by The Think Forward Initiative (TFI),  looks at how social media influence household investors’ decision making. 

Eric Tham is PhD candidate in Finance at EDHEC Business School (executive track) and his PhD supervisor is Professor Laurent Calvet (EDHEC). His research interests are in behavioural and household finance as relating to asset pricing. Senior Lecturer & Consultant, Analytics & Intelligent Systems Practice at National University of Singapore, Eric has about 15 years of analytics and data science experience in the financial services, start-ups and web analytics.

Find out reading Eric Tham's blog: https://www.thinkforwardinitiative.com/stories/to-what-extent-do-amateur...

The Think Forward Initiative (TFI) has set up a Research Challenge aimed at providing a way for researchers to show how existing research can be used to identify or address problems consumers face in managing their personal finances.

The Think Forward Initiative (TFI) is a joint project between ING, Dell EMC, Deloitte, Dimension Data and the Household Financial Network of the CEPR. It is a multi-year movement bringing together experts representing governments, academics, consumers, and the financial and technology sectors

 

#Stockmarket #Socialmedia #Householdfinance

 

 

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