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Tommy Gärling

Professor emeritus

Tommy Gärling
Professor emeritus
tommy.garling@psy.gu.se
0730-933276

Room number: 467
Postal Address: Box 500, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 41314 Göteborg


Department of Psychology (More Information)
Box 500
405 30 Göteborg
www.psy.gu.se
psykologi@psy.gu.se
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 413 14 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

 

Research Areas

Behavioral Decision Making. Basic research of 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 of how people individually or in groups respond psychologically to features of the physical environment and how their behavior affects the physical environment.

Economic Psychology. Basic and applied research of how people make financial decisions

Transportation Psychology. Applied research of factors affecting satisfaction or dissatisfaction with travel.

 

Current research

Emotional factors influencing price movments in asset markets

Influences on risk taking of compensations to fund-employed investment managers

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.

Gärling, T., Bamberg, S., & Friman, M. (2019). The role of attitude in choice of travel, satisfaction with travel, and change to sustainable travel. In D. Albarracin & B. T. Johnson (Eds.), Handbook of attitudes: Applications (pp. 562-586). London: Routledge.

 

Latest publications

Review and assessment of self-reports of travel-related emotional wellbeing
Tommy Gärling, Dick Ettema, Filip Fors Connolly, Margareta Friman, Lars E. Olsson
Journal of Transport & Health, Journal article 2020
Journal article

The Bigger the Better? Business Size and Small-Business Owners’ Subjective Well-Being
Filip Fors Connolly, Ingemar Johansson Sevä, Tommy Gärling
Journal of Happiness Studies, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Travel behavior and psychology: Life time achievement 1982-2018
Tommy Gärling
Mapping the travel behavior genome. Goulias, K. G. & Davis, A. W. (Eds.), New York, Elsevier, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

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2015

DN debatt: Nu krävs kraftfulla åtgärder mot nötkött och flygresor
Jörgen Larsson, David Bryngelsson, Fredrik Hedenus, Stefan Wirsenius, Jonas Nässén et al.
Other 2015
Other

Nu krävs kraftfulla åtgärder mot nötkött och flygresor
David Andersson, Christian Azar, Anders Biel, David Bryngelsson, Olof Drakenberg et al.
Dagens Nyheter, Magazine article 2015
Magazine article

LRF och Svenskt flyg svarar inte om klimatmålen
David Andersson, Fredrik Hedenus, Anders Biel, David Bryngelsson, Olof Drakenberg et al.
Dagens Nyheter, Magazine article 2015
Magazine article

Importance ratings of grocery store attributes
Elin Nilsson, Tommy Gärling, Agneta Marell, Ann-Carin Nordvall
International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, Journal article 2015
Journal article

Who shops groceries where and how? – the relationship between choice of store format and type of grocery shopping.
Elin Nilsson, Tommy Gärling, Agneta Marell, Ann-Carin Nordvall
International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, Magazine article 2015
Magazine article

2014

Emotional well-being and time pressure
Tommy Gärling, Kristina Krause, Amelie Gamble, Terry Hartig
PsyCh Journal, Journal article 2014
Journal article

A Social-Psychological Perspective on Herding in Stock Markets
Maria Andersson, Martin Hedesström, Tommy Gärling
The Journal of Behavioral Finance , Journal article 2014
Journal article

Understanding the attitudes of beneficiaries: should fiduciary duty include social, ethical and environmental concerns?
Joakim Sandberg, Magnus Jansson, Anders Biel, Tommy Gärling
Cambridge Handbook of Institutional Investment and Fiduciary Duty / edited by James P. Hawley, Andreas G.F. Hoepner, Keith L. Johnson, Joakim Sandberg, Edward J. Waitzer., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Chapter in book 2014
Chapter in book

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