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International Advances in Economic Research

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 379–380 | Cite as

Factoring Attention Price into Investment Decisions

  • Percy VenegasEmail author
  • Tomáš Krabec
  • Romana Čižinská
Research Note

This research note summarizes our findings about how common investor tools, such as technical analysis charting, can be used to study attention price in the digital economy (an economy based on digital computing technologies). The rapid growth of information causes short attention spans (Simon, Designing Organizations for an Information-Rich World, in Greenberger, Computer, Communications and the Public Interest, 1971). In a digital economy, attention is a scarce resource and, from the value creation perspective, of immense importance. This is especially true for unlisted (private) companies for whom sources of traditional financial performance metrics are uncertain or incomplete.

In the digital economy, three elements define the relationship between the human (supply and demand) and the machine: clarifying objectives, defining what should be optimized, and providing insights into the operational context. Matching supply and demand in popularity markets is an exercise in resource...

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© International Atlantic Economic Society 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Economy MonitorSan JoseCosta Rica
  2. 2.Department of Finance and AccountingŠkoda Auto UniversityMladá BoleslavCzech Republic

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