Mathias Philip Ekström

Associate Professor Mathias Philip Ekström

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Behavioural economics


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.

Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Ekström, Mathias Philip Seasonal altruism: How Christmas shapes unsolicited charitable giving Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization Volume 153; page 177 - 193; 2018
Amini, Makan; Ekström, Mathias Philip; Ellingsen, Tore; Johannesson, Magnus; Strömsten, Fredrik Does Gender Diversity Promote Nonconformity? Management science Volume 63 (4); page 1085 - 1096; 2017
Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Ekström, Mathias Philip; Pires, Armando Kan nudging gi bedre oppmøte til lærerstudiet? : små dytt for store valg Samfunnsøkonomen Volume 131 (3); page 46 - 51; 2017
Egebark, Johan; Ekström, Mathias Philip Liking what others “Like”: using Facebook to identify determinants of conformity. Experimental Economics; page 1 - 22; 2017
More publications in Cristin
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Experimental methods
  • Behavioral economics