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Emeritus Professor Johnnie Johnson

Emeritus Professor Johnnie Johnson

Research interests

  • Risk taking behaviour
  • Use of information in betting markets
  • Decision-making under uncertainty

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Emeritus Professor Johnnie Johnson is a Professor of Decision and Risk Analysis within Southampton Business School at the University of Southampton.

Professor Johnson founded and until recently acted as Director of the Centre for Risk Research at the University which aims 'to encourage a deeper appreciation of the nature of risk, to develop approaches to its analysis, and to assist organisations in effectively managing risk'. He is  on the Editorial Board of the several leading international academic journals.  Professor Johnson has also been visiting scholar at the University of Hamburg (since 2006). He is currently Vice-president of the Asia Pacific Association for Gambling Studies (APAGS) and permanent member of their Academic Committee.