Mathias Ekström joined NHH as an assistant professor in 2013. He received his PhD degree in Economics from Stockholm University, in the same year.
Mathias’s main research interests are in the fields of Experimental Economics and Behavioral Economics. In particular, Mathias tries to identify the key drivers of conformity and pro-social behavior, using both field and laboratory experiments. His work has been published in academic journals, such as, Management Science and Experimental Economics, as well as being cited in the popular press. Mathias is also frequently invited as a speaker at events organized by both public agencies and private companies, such as the Ministry of Finance and Sparbanken Vest.