We are excited to announce that our final guest of 2018 are a home coming scholar that defended her dissertation at the department of Economics here in Umeå; Andrea Mannberg. She will be visiting TripleEd for week 51 and among other things give a presentation titled “Are you keeping up with the (Jeremy) Joneses?: An attempt to link social aspirations to risk-taking behavior in avalanche terrain”
WHAT: Are you keeping up with the (Jeremy) Joneses?: An attempt to link social aspirations to risk-taking behavior in avalanche terrain
WHEN: 17th of December
WHERE: S 206
Looking forward seeing you there!
Andrea Mannberg is an associate professor in Economics at the School of Business and Economics and the Center for Avalanche Research and Education (CARE), at UiT- the Arctic University of Norway. She is currently the project leader of a four-year research project, which focuses on motivating factors behind risk-taking behavior in high risk environments. Mannberg acquired her PhD in economics at the School of Business and Economics, at Umeå University.