The following two papers are highly cited behavioral finance papers. In this regard, their authors may be considered top researchers.
Barberis, N., A. Shleifer, and R. W. Vishny, 1998, “A Model of Investor Sentiments,” Journal of Financial Economics 49, 307-343
Daniel, Kent, David Hirshleifer, and Avanidhar Subrahmanyam, 1998, “Investor Psychology and Security Market Under- and Overreactions,” Journal of Finance 53, 1839-1885.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Tehran
Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie
INSEAD The Business School for the World
Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation
Theodore C. Moorman
University of Aveiro
Saif Ullah Jaspal
National University of Modern Languages
Banque Lombard Odier & Cie SA
University of Manouba and Central University of Tunis