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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

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

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

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2020

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

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

Showing 1 - 10 of 257

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