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Tommy Gärling

Professor emeritus

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

Room number: 540
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

Why Study Young Adults' Indebtedness?
Jeanette Hauff Carlsson, Tommy Gärling, Ted Lindblom
Indebtedness in Early Adulthood - Causes and Remedies, Cham, Switzerland, Palgrave Macmillan, Springer Nature, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Indebtedness in early adulthood - Causes and Remedies
Jeanette Hauff Carlsson, Tommy Gärling, Ted Lindblom
Cham, Switzerland, palgrave Macmillan, Springer Nature, Edited book 2019
Edited book

Improvement of public transport services for non-cycling travelers
Margareta Friman, Tommy Gärling, Dick Ettema
Travel Behaviour and Society, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Fast and Slow Investments in Asset Markets: Influences on Risk Taking
Tommy Gärling, Dawei Fang, Martin Holmén, Patrik Michaelsen
Behavioral Finance Working Group Conference. London: 6-7 June 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Young Adults’ Consumption Desires, Feelings of Financial Scarcity and Borrowing
Amelie Gamble, Tommy Gärling, Patrik Michaelsen
Indebtedness in Early Adulthood: Causes and Remedies, Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Young Adults’ Attitudes Toward Borrowing
Amelie Gamble, Tommy Gärling, Patrik Michaelsen
Indebtedness in Early Adulthood: Causes and Remedies, Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

The role of attitude in choice of travel, satisfaction with travel, and change to sustainable travel
Tommy Gärling, Sebastian Bamberg, Margareta Friman
Dolores Albarracin & Blair T. Johnson: The Handbook of Attitudes (Volume 2: Applications), Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

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 2018
Chapter in book

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2019

Why Study Young Adults' Indebtedness?
Jeanette Hauff Carlsson, Tommy Gärling, Ted Lindblom
Indebtedness in Early Adulthood - Causes and Remedies, Cham, Switzerland, Palgrave Macmillan, Springer Nature, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Indebtedness in early adulthood - Causes and Remedies
Jeanette Hauff Carlsson, Tommy Gärling, Ted Lindblom
Cham, Switzerland, palgrave Macmillan, Springer Nature, Edited book 2019
Edited book

Improvement of public transport services for non-cycling travelers
Margareta Friman, Tommy Gärling, Dick Ettema
Travel Behaviour and Society, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Fast and Slow Investments in Asset Markets: Influences on Risk Taking
Tommy Gärling, Dawei Fang, Martin Holmén, Patrik Michaelsen
Behavioral Finance Working Group Conference. London: 6-7 June 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Young Adults’ Consumption Desires, Feelings of Financial Scarcity and Borrowing
Amelie Gamble, Tommy Gärling, Patrik Michaelsen
Indebtedness in Early Adulthood: Causes and Remedies, Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Young Adults’ Attitudes Toward Borrowing
Amelie Gamble, Tommy Gärling, Patrik Michaelsen
Indebtedness in Early Adulthood: Causes and Remedies, Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

The role of attitude in choice of travel, satisfaction with travel, and change to sustainable travel
Tommy Gärling, Sebastian Bamberg, Margareta Friman
Dolores Albarracin & Blair T. Johnson: The Handbook of Attitudes (Volume 2: Applications), Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

2018

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 2018
Chapter in book

Showing 1 - 10 of 246

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