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Review of Behavioral Finance covers not only theoretical and empirical approaches to 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.

ISSN: 1940-5979
eISSN: 1940-5979

Aims and scope

Review of Behavioral Finance (RBF) welcomes high-quality empirical, experimental and theoretical research articles from the finance field as well as finance applications from psychology, sociology 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 journal’s coverage includes but is not limited to:

  • Investment behaviour of individual and institutional investors
  • Financial decision processes of listed or unlisted firms
  • Risk measurement and asset pricing
  • Trading strategies in financial (spot/derivative) markets
  • The behaviour 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

This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 2 Zero hunger
SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
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