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The research group Financial and economic behaviour is an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Agder. The overall research objective of the research center is to be the leading competence center in Norway on behavioural insights that supports policy making and businesses by producing and conveying knowledge about human decision-making processes and behaviour. The research group has an interdisciplinary approach to research and integrates economics, finance, psychology, and law. Two of the Business school’s centers are involved in the group: Center for real estate and UiA crowdfunding research center.

Cooperating institutions

  • SWPS University, Poland
  • Universidad de la República, Uruguay
  • Toulouse Business School, France
  • Kedge Business School, France
  • Purdue University, USA
  • Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Reykjavik University, Iceland
  • Linkoping University, Sweden
  • University of Stavanger, Norway
  • MICA, India
  • Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • Hochschule Stralsund, Germany
  • Østfold University College
  • University of Cambridge, UK
  • University of Gdansk, Poland
  • University of Aalborg, Denmark
  • Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway
  • University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway

Ongoing projects

  • Finansiell kunnskap og mestringstro blant nordmenn 2021. Funded by the Research Council (2021-2022) 
  • AIM: AI-driven multi-format universe. Funded by the Research Council of Norway (2022-2023).  
  • Crowdfunding in the Cultural Sector: Adoption, Effects and Implications. Funded by the Research Council of Norway (2020-2024) 
  • Nye mønstre/New Patterns. Funded by the Research Council (2019-2023)  https://www.kristiansand.kommune.no/tema/nye-monstre/forskning/