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Tommy Gärling

Professor

Tommy Gärling
Professor
tommy.garling@psy.gu.se

Postal Address: Box 640, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 41124 Göteborg


Department of Economics (More Information)
Box 640
405 30 Göteborg
www.economics.handels.gu.se
nek@handels.gu.se
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 405 30 Göteborg

About Tommy Gärling

Biography

Ph.D. Psychology, Stockholm University 1973

Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology, Associate Professor of Psychology, Umeå University.

Associate Professor of Psychology and Planning (The Swedish Council for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences) and Director, Transportation Research Unit, Umeå University.

Professor of Psychology, University of Gothenburg (Göteborg) 1992-2008

Emeritus Professor of Psychology, University of Gothenburg (Göteborg)  2009 - present

Teaching

Judgment and Decision Making

Economic Psychology

Research interests

Behavioral Decision Making. Basic research on how people individually or in groups predict and evaluate different courses of future actions, integrate such judgments, and make choices.

Environmental Psychology. Basic and applied research on how people individually or in groups react psychologically to features of the physical environment and how their behavior affects the physical
environment.

Economic Psychology. Basic and applied research on how money is perceived and choices made between consumption and saving

Transportation. Applied research on factors affecting households' satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the transportation system and the travel choices they make.

Current research

Psychological factors influencing price movments in stock markets

Young adults' credit use   

Subjective well-being and daily travel

Selected publications

Ben-Akiva, M., McFadden, D., Gärling, T., Gopinath, D., Walker, J., Bolduc, D., Börsch-Supan, D., Delquié, P., Larichev, O., Morikawa, T., Polydoropoulou, A., & Rao, V. (1999). Extended framework for modeling choice behavior. Marketing Letters, 10(3), 187-203.

Gärling, T., Backenroth-Ohsako, & Ekehammar, B. (Eds.) (2005). Diplomacy and psychology: Prevention of armed conflicts after the cold war. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish.

Gärling, T., & Thøgersen, J. (2007). Effects of the euro changeover on consumer behaviour: Introduction to the special issue. Journal of Consumer Policy, 30, 303-311.

Gärling, T., Kirchler, E., Lewis, A., & van Raaij, F. (2009). Psychology, financial decision making, and financial crises. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 10(1), 1-47.

Gärling, T., Ettema, D., & Friman, M. (Eds.) (2014). Handbook of sustainable travel. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Science.

Latest publications

Factors influencing young adults' choices of method of paying for smartphones
Tommy Gärling, Patrik Michaelsen, Amelie Gamble
SABE/IAREP Conference. London: 19-22 July 2018., Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Improvement of public transport services for non-cycling travelers
Margareta Friman, Tommy Gärling, Dick Ettema
Travel Behaviour and Society, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Life satisfaction and emotional well-being: Psychological, economic and social factors
Tommy Gärling, Amelie Gamble
R. Ranyard (Ed.) Economic psychology, Hoboken, Wiley-Blackwell, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Financial risk taking related to individual risk preference, social comparison, and competition
Tommy Gärling, Dawei Fang, Martin Holmen, Patrik Michaelsen
Behavioral Finance Working Group Conference. London: 12-13 June 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Children’s travel to school: Satisfaction, current mood, and cognitive performance
Jessica Westman, Lars E. Olsson, Tommy Gärling, Margareta Friman
Transportation, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Economic and psychological determinants of ownership, use, and changes in use of private cars.
Tommy Gärling
A. Lewis (Ed.), Cambridge Handbook of Psychology and Economic Behaviour (2nd ed.)., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

How does travel affect emotional well-being and life satisfaction?
Margareta Friman, Tommy Gärling, Dick Ettema, Lars E Olsson
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Convex incentives in financial markets: an agent-based analysis
Annalisa Fabretti, Tommy Gärling, Stefano Herzel, Martin Holmén
Decisions in Economics and Finance, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Attitude toward risk and financial literacy in investment planning
Gianni Nicolini, Tommy Gärling, Anders Carlander, Jeanette Hauff Carlsson
Risk culture in banking. A. Carretta, F. Fiordelisi & P. Schwizer (Eds.), Cham, Switzerland, Palgrave Macmillan , Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

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2018

Factors influencing young adults' choices of method of paying for smartphones
Tommy Gärling, Patrik Michaelsen, Amelie Gamble
SABE/IAREP Conference. London: 19-22 July 2018., Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Improvement of public transport services for non-cycling travelers
Margareta Friman, Tommy Gärling, Dick Ettema
Travel Behaviour and Society, Journal article 2018
Journal article

2017

Life satisfaction and emotional well-being: Psychological, economic and social factors
Tommy Gärling, Amelie Gamble
R. Ranyard (Ed.) Economic psychology, Hoboken, Wiley-Blackwell, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Financial risk taking related to individual risk preference, social comparison, and competition
Tommy Gärling, Dawei Fang, Martin Holmen, Patrik Michaelsen
Behavioral Finance Working Group Conference. London: 12-13 June 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Children’s travel to school: Satisfaction, current mood, and cognitive performance
Jessica Westman, Lars E. Olsson, Tommy Gärling, Margareta Friman
Transportation, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Economic and psychological determinants of ownership, use, and changes in use of private cars.
Tommy Gärling
A. Lewis (Ed.), Cambridge Handbook of Psychology and Economic Behaviour (2nd ed.)., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

How does travel affect emotional well-being and life satisfaction?
Margareta Friman, Tommy Gärling, Dick Ettema, Lars E Olsson
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Convex incentives in financial markets: an agent-based analysis
Annalisa Fabretti, Tommy Gärling, Stefano Herzel, Martin Holmén
Decisions in Economics and Finance, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Attitude toward risk and financial literacy in investment planning
Gianni Nicolini, Tommy Gärling, Anders Carlander, Jeanette Hauff Carlsson
Risk culture in banking. A. Carretta, F. Fiordelisi & P. Schwizer (Eds.), Cham, Switzerland, Palgrave Macmillan , Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Showing 1 - 10 of 238

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