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Gustav Almqvist

Research Fellow, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Research fellow at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) whose research interests are judgment and decision making, economic psychology, and sports analytics. Holds a Ph.D. in business administration (SSE), a M.Sc. in psychology (Stockholm University) and a B.Sc. in business and economics (SSE); has work experience from finance, public affairs and general management; and teaching experience from SSE, the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and executive education programs both in Sweden and abroad. Defended his doctoral thesis, entitled The Good Place: Essays on Nudging, in 2020.


Recent publications

Almqvist, G. & Andersson, P. (2021). Low support for nudging among Swedes in a population-representative sample. Behavioural Public Policy, 1-13. doi:10.1017/bpp.2021.4


Almqvist, G. & Andersson, P. (2020). Carrots, sticks, sermons and nudges during the pandemic. In M. Carlsson-Wall et al. (Eds.), Sweden Through the Crisis (pp. 83-90). Stockholm: SSE Institute for Research (SIR).


Almqvist, G. (2018). Uncertainty and complexity in predictions from Big Data: Why managerial heuristics will survive datafication. In P. Andersson et al. (Eds.), Managing Digital Transformation (pp. 189-202). Stockholm: SIR.


Almqvist, G. (2018). Den enda vägens beteendeekonomi – om bakgrunden till utnämnandet av Richard Thaler till Ekonomipristagare. Ekonomisk debatt46(3), 79-83.


Almqvist, G. (2016). Om risk och osäkerhet. In R. Wahlund (Ed.), Risker och riskhantering i näringsliv och samhälle (pp. 25-47). Stockholm: Studentlitteratur. 


Andersson, P. & Almqvist, G. (2016). Presentationsformatets betydelse vid riskkommunikation. In R. Wahlund (Ed.), Risker och riskhantering i näringsliv och samhälle (pp. 67-94). Stockholm: Studentlitteratur.