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Financial Sentiment: Theory and Applications

Special issue call for papers from Review of Behavioral Finance

Guest Editors:
Arman Eshraghi, University of Edinburgh, UK
Richard Taffler, Warwick Business School, UK

The Review of Behavioral Finance solicits papers for a special issue focusing on Financial Sentiment. With the increasing recognition and reach of behavioural finance, the topic of financial sentiment has received considerable attention particularly in the past decade. The Special Issue aims to bring together current theoretical and empirical research on this emerging topic and pave the way for future interdisciplinary research on financial sentiment.  We are especially interested in original studies and high-quality literature reviews of the following topics:

  • Theory of financial sentiment
  • Direct and indirect measures of sentiment
  • Spread/diffusion/contagion of sentiment
  • Financial sentiment and social media
  • Market impact of financial sentiment
  • Financial sentiment in corporate finance
  • Big data approaches to analysing sentiment

The deadline for submission is 01 March 2018. Please submit your paper, according to the journal’s author guidelines at, selecting the special issue “Financial Sentiment: Theory and Applications”.
For queries, please contact the corresponding Guest Editor, Arman Eshraghi, at [email protected]