Review of Behavioral Finance

Review of Behavioral Finance

ISSN: 1940-5979

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Aims and Scope

Review of Behavioral Finance publishes high quality original peer-reviewed articles in the area of behavioural finance. High quality empirical, experimental and/or theoretical research articles as well as well executed literature review articles are considered for publication in the journal.

The journal’s coverage includes but is not limited to:

  • Investment behavior
  • Financial decisions of listed or unlisted firms
  • Risk measurement and asset pricing
  • Trading strategies in financial/derivative markets
  • The behavior of financial markets
  • Behavioral corporate finance
  • Behavioral issues relating to market accounting
  • Mutual and hedge funds
  • Influence of financial regulation on behavior
  • Behavioral approaches to household financial decision-making

Review of Behavioral Finance  covers not only the theoretical and numerical side of financial decision making, but also the way the behavioral attributes of the decision makers influence the financial structure of a company, investors’ portfolio, and the functioning of financial markets. The journal welcomes contributions from the finance field as well as the psychology and decision sciences disciplines and is open to a wide spectrum of methodologies including those from finance, market accounting, economics, psychology, sociology and maths.

The editorial team endeavours to give initial feedback to authors within 40 days following submission of their papers. In 2016, the journal's acceptance rate was 12%.

Review of Behavioral Finance accepted in Scopus 

The Editorial and Publishing Teams of Review of Behavioral Finance are delighted to announce that the journal has been accepted in Scopus for its valuable contribution to the field of behavioral finance. Please click here for more information.

Behavioural Finance Working Group Conference, 12 and 13 June 2017, London - Call for Papers

Theme:  Sentiment and Mood Finance; Organisers: Gulnur Muradoglu (Queen Mary, University of London, UK) and Darren Duxbury (Newcastle University Business School, UK); Keynote Speaker:  Malcolm Baker (Harvard Business School)
You are invited to submit extended abstracts, papers-in-progress or full papers by the deadline of March 3rd 2017. Accepted papers will be considered for a special issue of Review of Behavioral Finance. For more information, please click here

Review of Behavioral Finance is indexed and abstracted in:

ABI/INFORM Complete/ ABI/INFORM Global/ ABI/INFORM Research (ProQuest), Academic Search Alumni Edition/ Academic Search Complete/ Academic Search Elite/ Academic Search Premier/ Business Source Alumni Edition/ Business Source Complete/ Business Source Corporate Plus/ Business Source Elite/ Business Source Premier (EBSCO), British Library, Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Economics and Finance and Management, EconLit, INSPEC, Professional ABI/INFORM Complete, Professional ProQuest Central, ProQuest Central, ProQuest Social Science Journals, ReadCube Discover, RePEc: Research Papers in Economics, Scopus, Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

Ranked by:

The Association of Business Schools' (ABS) Academic Journal Guide 2015 (the Guide), Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC), Australian Research Council ERA Journal List, Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN), The Publication Forum (Finland).

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