Hallgeir Sjåstad

Associate Professor Hallgeir Sjåstad

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Strategy and Management
Behavioural economics Social psychology Judgement and decision-making


Hallgeir Sjåstad is an Associate Professor in Psychology and Behavioral Economics at NHH Norwegian School of Economics (Institute for Strategy and Management), and the FAIR Insight Team at Center for Applied Research (SNF). 

Sjåstad is a clinical psychologist by training and holds an Advanced Master of Science degree from the University of Bergen (2012), and received his Ph.D. degree in psychology and decision-making from NHH in 2012. Sjåstad has been a visiting researcher at Florida State University and Carnegie Mellon University, and has published his research in the leading journals in his field.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Bø, Simen; Sjåstad, Hallgeir; Norman, Elisabeth Working for the Best or Bracing for the Worst? Approach and Avoidance Motivation in Planning Collabra: Psychology; 2021
Reynolds, Tania; Howard, Chuck; Sjåstad, Hallgeir; Zhu, Luke; Okimoto, Tyler G.; Baumeister, Roy F.; Kim, JongHan Man up and take it: Gender bias in moral typecasting Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes Volume 161; page 120 - 141; 2020
Sjåstad, Hallgeir; Zhang, Ming; Masvie, Andreas Espegren; Baumeister, Roy F. Social exclusion reduces happiness by creating expectations of future rejection Self and Identity; 2020
Ent, Michael R.; Sjåstad, Hallgeir; von Hippel, William; Baumeister, Roy F. Helping behavior is non-zero-sum: Helper and recipient autobiographical accounts of help Evolution and human behavior Volume 41 (3); page 210 - 217; 2020
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