1.Behavioural Finance in Advanced and Emerging Markets
Behavioural Finance Working Group (BFWG), Queen Mary, University of London, UK and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets, USA will hold a two day meeting on 14-15 June 2018. In this two-day meeting which is jointly organized by the Behavioural Finance Working Group (BFWG), Queen Mary, University of London, UK, and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets, USA, we will consider how the fields of behavioural finance, economic psychology, financial socio-analysis and other related areas can enhance our understanding of financial behaviours. Papers exploring any Behavioural Finance issue will be considered, but those related to the influence of sentiment and mood on the decision-making of individuals (e.g. consumption, saving, borrow, investing) and/or corporations (e.g. financing, investing, pay-out policy), and the implications of such for markets and economic policy, will be particularly welcomed.
Best Paper Awards: Two best paper awards will be given for the papers presented at the conference. Review of Behavioural Finance and Emerging Markets Finance and Trade will give a Best Quantitative Paper Award and the Qualitative Research in Financial Markets will give a Best Qualitative Paper award.
Deadline: We invite you to submit extended abstracts, papers-in-progress or full papers for consideration by February 2nd 2018 via completing the following web form and attaching a PDF version of the manuscript: http://www.busman.qmul.ac.uk/research/research-centres/behavioural-finance-working-group/bfwg-2018/
2. Making people feel bad: What is the role of negative appeals in marketing?
The Marketing and Retail Special Interest Group of the British Academy of
Management and the Marketing and Communications Group (MARCOMMS) at the School of
Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London are organising a one-day research
workshop dedicated to the role of negative appeals and negative campaigning in marketing. The
objective of the event is to present new research findings on this topic and discuss what roles these
campaigns could have in marketing.
Deadline for extended abstracts: Deadline has now passed