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Lars-Olof Johansson

SENIOR LECTURER

Department of
Psychology
Telephone
Visiting address
Haraldsgatan 1
41314 Göteborg
Room number
431
Postal address
Box 500
40530 Göteborg

About Lars-Olof Johansson

Economic/psychology. Fairness. Political decision making. Goal conflicts.

Biography

Ba.Sc. in Economics at Göteborgs University 1983. Worked from 1983 to 1985 as an economist. Worked as a musician and part time teacher from 1986 to 1998. Also worked with physically and mentally disabled children as a teacher and assistant 1988-1997. Spent one year 1995 studying music at the Musical Acadamy in Göteborg. M.Sc. in Psychology, Göteborg University 2000. Admitted to the graduate program in psychology at Göteborg University 2000.

Teaching

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Research interests

Political Decision Making

Conflicts between greed, efficiency, and fairness in resource management tasks

Current research

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Selected publications 

Johansson, L.-O., (2005). Fairness of Allocations among Groups of Unknown Others. Social Justice Research, 18 (1), 43-61.

Johansson, L.-O., Gustafsson, M. Olsson, L. & Gärling, T. (2007). Weighing third-party fairness, efficiency, and self-interest in resource allocation decisions. Journal of Economic Psychology, 28, 53-68.

Johansson, L.-O. & Svedsäter, H. (2009). Piece of cake? Allocating rewards to third parties when fairness is costly. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 109, 107-119.

Kazemi, A. & Johansson, L.-O. (2009). Rättvisa i fördelning av sociala resurser: En socialpsykologisk forskningsöversikt. Socialvetenskaplig Tidskrift, 16, 2, 143-161

Johansson, L. O., Eek, D., Capraali, T., & Gärling, T. (2010). Managers’ Tradeoffs Between Equality and Efficiency: Preferences and Emotional Responses. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40, 2, 473-495.