About the Author
Dr. William Forbes is a visiting Professor of Economics at Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland and Groningen University, Netherlands. Forbes has researched and taught upon behavioural finance for nearly twenty years. Previously he has worked in Exeter, Manchester, Glasgow and Loughborough Universities. Dr. Aloysius Igboekwu is a Lecturer in Finance and the Director of Postgraduate Studies at Aberystwyth Business School, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom. He holds a PhD from Loughborough University in the United Kingdom. His research interests are in the areas of Asset Pricing, Behavioural Finance, Corporate Finance and Governance, Market-based Accounting, Financial Markets, International Economics, and Banking. He has published in international journals such as the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. Aloysius has presented his research works in a number of international conferences such as the European Financial Management Association and the British Accounting and Finance Association. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Risk Finance. Currently, he is a guest editor for the Qualitative Research in Financial Markets journal. Aloysius is currently working on a series of applications of Gerd Gigerenzer's concept of "fast and frugal reasoning" within the financial markets. Dr. Shabnam Mousavi, PhD (Virginia Polytechnic Institute) joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in April 2013. She is a fellow of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin (Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition), as well as a Network member of the University of Chicago Wisdom Project (Grant recipient, 2008). She has served on the faculty of statistics at Penn State University and finance at Georgia State and Santa Clara University. Her research is focused on actual decision processes used in daily and professional choice situations, simple and successful heuristic strategies used in complex situations, axiomatic frameworks for rationality and wisdom, Markov chain processes, characterizations of uncertainty, and communication of risk.