Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Call for Papers

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Piacenza Campus organizes an international conference on behavioral finance applied to wealth management.

A maximum of 12 papers will be selected by a Scientific Committee to be presented and discussed during the conference.

Consideration of acceptance will be given only to papers in English. Submitted papers should not exceed the maximum of 20 pages (double spaced).

Papers dealing with behavioural finance issues are all welcome.

The Scientific Committee intends to encourage the following macro-topics:

  • The impact of the introduction of the Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID 2) on investors’ behaviour;
  • Endowment effect in financial asset;
  • Endowment effect in non-financial asset (e.g. real estate, firms, artwork);
  • Decisions in succession field: the generational change and its impact on the investor’s assets and the entrepreneur in particular;
  • Decisions in insurance field;
  • Decisions in retirement field and retirement pension planning;
  • Real estate and the investors’ decision-making;
  • Biases observed in advisors’ behaviour and decision-making;
  • Asset allocation decision-making (concerning investors, advisors or asset managers) including non-financial assets;
  • Risk perception in financial and non-financial assets.

For each selected paper, an author will be invited to present and discuss the paper during the conference.

Università Cattolica will refund the travel costs and will support the accommodation costs for each presenting author.

Extended submission deadline: 15th February 2017

Communication of acceptance: 31 st March 2017

The paper (at least 70% completed) should be sent to Mrs Claudia Vacchelli to the following address: claudia.vacchelli@unicatt.it