CALL FOR PAPERS
The EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT and Durham Business School jointly sponsor a research symposium on "Behavioral Finance" issues.
Kent Daniel (Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Northwestern Univ.)
David Ikenberry (Univ. of Illinois)
Narasimhan Jegadeesh (Emory)
Tyler Shumway (Michigan)
James Montier (Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein).
Objective : The Symposium will focus on Behavioral Finance issues. We invite empirical and analytical (modeling/theory) papers
that will help to better understand the workings of financial markets using behavioral explanations. Topics suitable for the Symposium
include, but are not limited to, the following:
Anomalies in financial markets; Anomalies in corporate finance; Trading Behavior of Institutions and Individuals; Herding behavior of investors in financial markets; Investors' attitudes to risk and their investment decisions; Managerial behavior and agent-principal relations; Momentum and contrarian trading; Limits to Arbitrage and investors' trading behavior; Issues on behavioral approaches to asset pricing; Dispersion of opinion, judgment and corporate financial decisions; Investors' speculative behavior, bubbles and volatility; Investor behavior, pricing of derivatives, and trading in derivative markets.
Publication : All papers accepted for the symposium are eligible to be considered for publication in the EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT in a special issue devoted to the symposium. If you wish your paper to be considered for publication in the EFM, please indicate so in your cover letter. Papers will be reviewed for the EFM upon receipt using its normal criteria. Note that the acceptance of a paper to the symposium is not a guarantee of publication by the EFM.
Electronic Submission : Authors are invited to submit electronically (MS Word or PDF format) a complete paper.
The first page of the paper should contain the title; name of the author(s), complete address, telephone, fax numbers and E-mail
addresses. Please indicate in your cover letter whether you would be willing to serve as a session chair and/or discussant.
All submitted papers must be accompanied by an abstract of at least 250 words, but no more than 400 words. Submit your paper to:
Deadline : The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2005. Authors will be notified by January 14, 2006.
Correspondence : Address all correspondence to:
Mrs. L Watts
Durham Business School,
University of Durham,
Mill Hill Lane,
Durham DH1 3LB, UK
Travel : Durham is served conveniently by east cost main line trains and international airport at Newcastle.
Conference Organizers : Professors Phil Holmes, Krishna N. Paudyal, and John A. Doukas