The value of Behavioral Science

Factoring in the Human Factor

At PIMCO, we are always striving to give our clients an edge and achieve the best possible outcomes. And, we’ve long believed that behavioral science can make us better investors and help our clients make better investment decisions.

As an active investment manager with nearly 50 years of investment experience, PIMCO has been incorporating behavioral science techniques and de-biasing methods into our investment process for decades. Today, we’re continuing to expand the role of behavioral science to potentially benefit our clients in important ways.

An Innovative Partnership of Academic and Investment Excellence

Through our long-term partnership with The Center for Decision Research at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, PIMCO supports cutting-edge research from some of the field’s foremost experts – behavioral insights that may help us expand our knowledge and enhance our ability to deliver the best possible outcomes for investors.


Behavioral Science:
How We Talk and Think About It

In a conversation at a PIMCO event, Emmanuel Roman, Dan Ivascyn and Nobel Prize Winner Richard Thaler discussed the irrationality of human behavior and how investment managers can address biases in their processes.