Calls for papers


International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance
International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance


Special Issue on: "Behavioural Finance"

Guest Editors: Patricia Chelley-Steeley and James Steeley, Aston University, UK

Behavioural finance studies how psychological factors influence decision making in financial markets. This includes the study of how information processing by investors may be influenced by psychological factors, such as memory bias, overconfidence or conservatism. It encompasses framing, mental accounting and the house-money effect as explanations of investor decisions, and considers market and modelling factors that can limit arbitrage.

Subject Coverage
The special issue welcomes theoretical or empirical studies that adopt a behavioural approach to explaining financial market activity including, but not limited to, the following topics:
  • Asset pricing
  • Risk management
  • Portfolio management and asset allocation
  • Market microstructure
  • Market integration
  • Market volatility, bubbles and crashes
  • Information processing by investors
  • Investor decision-making
  • Limits to arbitrage

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

Deadline for submission: 15 June, 2008