Call for Papers - July-September 2021-Behavioral Finance - Ushus Journal of Management


Ushus Journal of Business Management

(ISSN: 0975-3311 | https://doi:10.12725)

CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

Upcoming Issue Theme [July – September 2021]: Behavioral Finance & Forensic Accounting

Behavioral Finance plays a vital role in many fields in Business, Economics and Finance. Using individual’s behavior is essential to develop many new Business and finance theories and test their validity through the analysis of empirical real-world data. For example, Behavioral Finance could help to form effective monetary and fiscal policies, and to develop pricing models for financial assets such as equities, bonds, currencies, and derivative securities. Forensic accounting commonly refers to fraud, fraud prevention, and fraud investigations as the role of the forensic accountant. This Upcoming Issue will bring together theory, practice and applications of Behavioral Finance & Forensic Accounting. Potential topics may include, but are not limited to:


  • Financial judgments and decisions involved in investing
  • Alternative Investments
  • Asset Pricing Bubbles
  • Cognitive and emotional phenomena as overconfidence, framing, loss aversion, herding, sentiment, optimism, biased information search, over/under reaction, the money illusion and other biases
  • Personality theory including narcissism and psychopathology
  • Narratology in the context of the role story telling plays in all financial activity
  • Econometrics, Financial Econometrics
  • Social consequence of Economic Crime
  • Fraudulent financial statements and analysis
  • Fraud detection & investigation methods
  • Forensic psychology, profiling and the fraud mindset
  • Digital forensics


For pre-submission queries, prospective contributors are encouraged to contact the corresponding Issue Editor – Dr Manu K S. Please contact and/or


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Submission Deadline: 20th June, 2021

Publication Charges    : NIL


Issue Editor                                                               Editor

Dr Manu K S                                                              Dr Kumar Chandar S

Assistant Professor                                                     Associate Professor

School of Business and Management                         School of Business and Management

CHRIST (Deemed to be University)                          CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

Bangalore, Karnataka, India – 560029                       Bangalore, Karnataka, India – 560029

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