CALL FOR PAPERS

4TH HELSINKI FINANCE SUMMIT ON INVESTOR BEHAVIOR

CONFERENCE ORGANISED BY
THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT OF AALTO UNIVERSITY

August 25-26, 2014
Helsinki, Finland

The objective of this small conference is to present state-of-the-art academic research on topics related to investor behavior. Empirical, theoretical, and experimental papers are all welcome. There will be one track of presentations over the course of one and a half days. The relatively small scale of the conference will provide an environment for in-depth discussions. The conference will start with a welcome reception on the evening of August 24, 2014.

TOPICS

We welcome submissions from all areas related to investor behavior. Complete papers in an early stage will also be considered. We ask you not to submit a paper that has been accepted for publication in a journal or is close to being accepted. Previous years’ programs are available under Conference Program

Sample topic areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Behavior of different investor types (e.g. individuals vs. institutions), and their impact on asset prices
  • Investor behavior during financial crisis
  • Market microstructure and investor trading behavior
  • Behavioral biases and performance of investment strategies
  • Household consumption, saving, and portfolio choice
  • Financial literacy and sophistication
  • Behavior of finance professionals and the impact of professional advice
  • Biological, psychological and cultural foundations of investor behavior

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

EXPENSES AND PRACTICAL ARRANGEMENTS

Travel expenses are expected to be covered by the participants.

The organizers (email: hfs@aalto.fi) will assist with travel arrangements.