BiographyNiklas Hageback’s current focus is on behavioural and cognitive psychology and is managing a portfolio of software start-up firms that are developing applications in the area of Artificial Intelligence. He has extensive experience in the financial sector working at tier-one financial institutions and consulting firms, such as Deutsche Bank, KPMG, and Goldman Sachs, where he held regional executive risk management and project oversight roles in both Europe and Asia.
In 2014, he published the bestseller The Mystery of Market Movements: An Archetypal Approach to Investment Forecasting and Modelling (Bloomberg Press) in which he proposes an alternative psychoanalytical methodology to forecasting trends and bubbles in financial markets. He is a frequent commentator on economic and political issues and is currently working on a number of books due to be published in 2017.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Psychoanalysis, Psychiatry, Jungian psychology, Cognitive psychology, Neuropsychology, Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics, Behavioural economics/finance, Statistics, Investment analysis, Risk management & Anthropology
History of religions
Published: Feb 28, 2017 by Journal of Behavioral Finance
Authors: Niklas Hageback
Subjects: Business & Management, Statistics
Sparking financial bubbles are irrational impulses—from mania to panic—that play a major role in collective human investment behavior. Contradicting the rational man theory, bubbles keep occurring. But to disregard its influences as aberrations have only rendered conventional economic theory as abstract academia with little practical value.