Richard Fairchild

Dr

  • WESSEX HOUSE 9.22

Accepting PhD Students

20022019
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Research interests

I have recently become associate member of the Aston Centre for Research in Experimental Finance (ACREF). I am a member of the SAFE (Seminars in Accounting and Finance) research network. I have recently been appointed as editor-in-chief for the International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance, which is launching in 2008. 

My current research interests include: application of game theoretical tools to strategic corporate finance; capital structure and the effects of agency problems, signalling, and product market competition; venture capitalism, bargaining, and the incorporation of behavioural effects into the double-sided moral hazard problem affecting financial contracts and performance; behavioural corporate finance.

Willing to supervise PhD

I am interested in supervising students in all areas of corporate finance (eg, investment appraisal, capital structure, and dividend policy decisions), with particular focus on managerial incentives, behavioural and emotional corporate finance. A further research area that I am keen to supervise is venture capital and private equity. I particularly welcomes applicants with an interest in both theoretical and empirical approaches.

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Projects 2010 2019

User engagement event for neuroeconomics research group

Hinvest, N. & Fairchild, R.

1/09/15 → …

Project: Research-related fundingPublic Engagement

Impact Initiator Grant

Fairchild, R.

Project: Research-related funding

Impact Advisory Board

Fairchild, R.

1/03/1631/03/18

Project: Research-related funding

Research Output 2002 2018

Social Investing, Ethical Mind-sets, and Nudges: A Neuro-economic Investigation

Hinvest, N., El-Kholy, H. & Fairchild, R., 9 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Social Investing, Ethical Mind-sets, and Nudges: A Neuro-economic Investigation

Hinvest, N., Fairchild, R. & El-Kholy, H., 13 Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Economics
Motivation
Behavioral Economics
Entrepreneurship
Social Behavior

Social Investing, Ethical Mind-sets, and Nudges: A Neuro-economic Investigation

Hinvest, N., Fairchild, R. & El-Kholy, H., 9 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Economics
Motivation
Behavioral Economics
Entrepreneurship
Social Behavior

A behavioural game-theoretic analysis of hedge fund regulation

Fairchild, R., 3 Aug 2017, In : The European Journal of Finance. p. 1-29 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hedge funds
Service provider
Managers
Fund flows
Fund managers

Hotelling competition with behaviourally-confused vendors

Fairchild, R. & Mallard, G., 2 Jul 2017, In : Economics Bulletin. 37, 3, p. 1450-1456

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hotelling
Vendors
Attraction
Transportation costs
Location decision