Johan Holmgren

Faculty of Logistics
Norwegian version of this page Position
Professor in Transport Economics
Contact
+4771195810
Study place
Molde
Office nr.
A1.076

Holmgren holds a PhD in Economics from Linköping University (Sweden) and is currently working as Professor of Transport Economics at Molde University College. Holmgren has more than 15 years of experience in teaching and research from the Swedish and Norwegian university sector. The research has covered a range of topics within Transport Economics, including demand and mode choice analysis, optimal pricing of transport services, city logistics, effects of transport policies and investments in infrastructure and planning of efficient urban transport systems. Holmgren has been project leader for several research projects focusing on modal shift and the effects of investments in infrastructure, funded by governmental agencies.

Current research topics

  • Transport demand
  • Mode choice
  • Transport pricing
  • Car ownership
  • Efficiency in public sector operation
  • Effects of investing in infrastructure

Current teaching responsibilities

Transport Economics (TRA310) – Bachelor programme in Logistics

Assessment of Investment in Infrastructure (TRA700) – Master programme in Logistics

Cost Benefit Analysis (SØK701) - Master programme in Business Administration

Cost Benefit Analysis (DRL007) – PhD programme in Logistics

Master thesis supervision

PhD student supervision

Academic positions

Professor of Transport Economics, Molde University College - Specialized University in Logistics, August 2017 –

Senior lecturer in City Logistics, Division of Communications- and Transport Systems, Linköping University, April 2013 – (on leave)

Associate Professor in Transport Economics, Molde University College - Specialized University in Logistics, March 2015 – August 2017

Associate senior lecturer, div. of Communications- and Transport Systems, Linköping University, April 2011 – April 2013

Postdoctoral research fellow, div. of Economics, Linköping University, December 2008 – April 2011

PhD Candidate and lecturer, div. of Economics, Linköping University, September 2002 – November 2008

Academic degrees and appointments

Docent in Economics, 2016, Linköping University

PhD in Economics, 2008, Linköping University

Master of Political science, Main subject: Economics, 2001, Linköping University

Tags: Transport Economics, Transport demand, Mode choice, Transport pricing

Publications

  • Hansson, Lisa & Holmgren, Johan (2018). Cost effect of reorganising : a study of special transport services. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  69(September), s 453- 459 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2018.04.008 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2018). The effects of using different output measures in efficiency analysis of public transport operations. Research in Transportation Business and Management (RTBM).  ISSN 2210-5395.  28(September), s 12- 22 . doi: 10.1016/j.rtbm.2018.02.006 Show summary
  • Hansson, Lisa & Holmgren, Johan (2017). Reducing dependency on special transport services through public transport. Transportation Research Procedia.  ISSN 2352-1465.  25, s 2450- 2460 . doi: 10.1016/j.trpro.2017.05.263 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan & Merkel, Axel Patrick (2017). Much ado about nothing? : a meta-analysis of the relationship between infrastructure and economic growth. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  63(August), s 13- 26 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2017.05.001 Show summary
  • Merkel, Axel Patrick & Holmgren, Johan (2017). Dredging the depths of knowledge: Efficiency analysis in the maritime port sector. Transport Policy.  ISSN 0967-070X.  60, s 63- 74 . doi: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2017.08.010 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan & Weinholt, Åsa (2016). The influence of organisational changes on cost efficiency in fire and rescue services. International Journal of Emergency Management.  ISSN 1471-4825.  12(4), s 343- 365 . doi: 10.1504/IJEM.2016.079848 Show summary
  • Jansson, Jan Owen; Holmgren, Johan & Ljungberg, Anders (2015). Pricing public transport services, In Chris Nash (ed.),  Handbook of research methods and applications in transport economics and policy.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 9780857937926.  Kapittel 13.  s 260 - 308 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2014). A strategy for increased public transport usage – The effects of implementing a welfare maximizing policy. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  48, s 221- 226 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2014.09.046 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan & Ivehammar, Pernilla (2014). Making headway towards better understanding of service frequency valuations: a study of how the relative valuation of train service frequency and in-vehicle time vary with traveller characteristics. International Journal of Transport Economics.  ISSN 0303-5247.  41, s 109- 130 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2013). An analysis of the determinants of local public transport demand focusing the effects of income changes. European Transport Research Review.  ISSN 1867-0717.  5, s 101- 107 . doi: 10.1007/s12544-013-0094-0 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2013). The efficiency of public transport operations – An evaluation using Stochastic Frontier Analysis. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  39, s 50- 57 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2012.05.023 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2012). Urban Structure as Determinant of Short Distance Goods Transport. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences.  ISSN 1877-0428.  39, s 582- 591 . doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.03.132
  • Holmgren, Johan (2012). Urban freight transport initiatives - Knowing when it is worth the cost, In James W. S. Longhurst & Carlos Alberto Brebbia (ed.),  Urban transport XVIII : urban transport and the environment in the 21st century.  WIT Press.  ISBN 978-1-84564-580-9.  Section 6.  s 481 - 492
  • Svensson, Tomas & Holmgren, Johan (2012). Kollektivtrafik som verktyg för regional utveckling – en kunskapsöversikt. VTI rapport. 739. Show summary
  • Hansson, Lisa & Holmgren, Johan (2011). Bypassing public procurement regulation: a study of rationality in local decision making. Regulation and Governance.  ISSN 1748-5983.  5, s 368- 385 . doi: 10.1111/j.1748-5991.2011.01110.x Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2010). Putting our money to good use – Can we attract more passengers without increasing the subsidies?. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  29, s 256- 260 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2010.07.032
  • Holmgren, Johan (2008). Studies in local public transport demand. Linköping studies in arts and science. 460.
  • Holmgren, Johan; Jansson, Jan Owen & Ljungberg, Anders (2008). Public transport in towns – Inevitably on the decline?. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  23, s 65- 74 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2008.10.011
  • Holmgren, Johan (2007). Meta-Analysis of Public Transport Demand. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.  ISSN 0965-8564.  41, s 1021- 1035 . doi: 10.1016/j.tra.2007.06.003 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2005). Demand and Supply of Public Transport – The Problem of Cause and Effect, In David A. Hensher (ed.),  Competition and ownership in land passenger transport : selected refereed papers from the 8th International Conference (Thredbo 8).  Elsevier.  ISBN 0-08-044580-2.  24.  s 405 - 421

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  • Hansson, Lisa & Holmgren, Johan (2018). Cost effect of reorganising : a study of special transport services. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  69(September), s 453- 459 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2018.04.008 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2018). The effects of using different output measures in efficiency analysis of public transport operations. Research in Transportation Business and Management (RTBM).  ISSN 2210-5395.  28(September), s 12- 22 . doi: 10.1016/j.rtbm.2018.02.006 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2018). Using cost–benefit analysis to evaluate city logistics initiatives : an application to freight consolidation in small- and mid-sized urban areas, In Eiichi Taniguchi & Russell G. Thompson (ed.),  City logistics 2 : modeling and planning initiatives.  Wiley-ISTE.  ISBN 978-1-119-49511-6.  Chapter 17.  s 271 - 290
  • Hansson, Lisa & Holmgren, Johan (2017). Reducing dependency on special transport services through public transport. Transportation Research Procedia.  ISSN 2352-1465.  25, s 2450- 2460 . doi: 10.1016/j.trpro.2017.05.263 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan & Merkel, Axel Patrick (2017). Much ado about nothing? : a meta-analysis of the relationship between infrastructure and economic growth. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  63(August), s 13- 26 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2017.05.001 Show summary
  • Merkel, Axel Patrick & Holmgren, Johan (2017). Dredging the depths of knowledge: Efficiency analysis in the maritime port sector. Transport Policy.  ISSN 0967-070X.  60, s 63- 74 . doi: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2017.08.010 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan & Weinholt, Åsa (2016). The influence of organisational changes on cost efficiency in fire and rescue services. International Journal of Emergency Management.  ISSN 1471-4825.  12(4), s 343- 365 . doi: 10.1504/IJEM.2016.079848 Show summary
  • Jansson, Jan Owen; Holmgren, Johan & Ljungberg, Anders (2015). Pricing public transport services, In Chris Nash (ed.),  Handbook of research methods and applications in transport economics and policy.  Edward Elgar Publishing.  ISBN 9780857937926.  Kapittel 13.  s 260 - 308 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2014). A strategy for increased public transport usage – The effects of implementing a welfare maximizing policy. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  48, s 221- 226 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2014.09.046 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan & Ivehammar, Pernilla (2014). Making headway towards better understanding of service frequency valuations: a study of how the relative valuation of train service frequency and in-vehicle time vary with traveller characteristics. International Journal of Transport Economics.  ISSN 0303-5247.  41, s 109- 130 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2013). An analysis of the determinants of local public transport demand focusing the effects of income changes. European Transport Research Review.  ISSN 1867-0717.  5, s 101- 107 . doi: 10.1007/s12544-013-0094-0 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2013). The efficiency of public transport operations – An evaluation using Stochastic Frontier Analysis. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  39, s 50- 57 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2012.05.023 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2012). Urban Structure as Determinant of Short Distance Goods Transport. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences.  ISSN 1877-0428.  39, s 582- 591 . doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.03.132
  • Holmgren, Johan (2012). Urban freight transport initiatives - Knowing when it is worth the cost, In James W. S. Longhurst & Carlos Alberto Brebbia (ed.),  Urban transport XVIII : urban transport and the environment in the 21st century.  WIT Press.  ISBN 978-1-84564-580-9.  Section 6.  s 481 - 492
  • Hansson, Lisa & Holmgren, Johan (2011). Bypassing public procurement regulation: a study of rationality in local decision making. Regulation and Governance.  ISSN 1748-5983.  5, s 368- 385 . doi: 10.1111/j.1748-5991.2011.01110.x Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2010). Putting our money to good use – Can we attract more passengers without increasing the subsidies?. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  29, s 256- 260 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2010.07.032
  • Holmgren, Johan; Jansson, Jan Owen & Ljungberg, Anders (2008). Public transport in towns – Inevitably on the decline?. Research in Transportation Economics.  ISSN 0739-8859.  23, s 65- 74 . doi: 10.1016/j.retrec.2008.10.011
  • Holmgren, Johan (2007). Meta-Analysis of Public Transport Demand. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.  ISSN 0965-8564.  41, s 1021- 1035 . doi: 10.1016/j.tra.2007.06.003 Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2005). Demand and Supply of Public Transport – The Problem of Cause and Effect, In David A. Hensher (ed.),  Competition and ownership in land passenger transport : selected refereed papers from the 8th International Conference (Thredbo 8).  Elsevier.  ISBN 0-08-044580-2.  24.  s 405 - 421

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  • Hansson, Lisa & Holmgren, Johan (2017). Cost effect of reorganizing – a study of special transport services.
  • Haugen, Kjetil K.; Heen, Knut Peder; Guvåg, Bjørn; Oterhals, Geir; Holmgren, Johan; Hauge, Olav; Olsen, Kai; Arntzen, Halvard; Solenes, Oskar; Einevoll, Gaute & Eide, Jan Ragnvald (2017). Fra toppen av Haugen : 100/11. Panorama : nettavis for Høgskolen i Molde.
  • Holmgren, Johan (2017). USING COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS TO EVALUATE CITY LOGISTICS INITIATIVES. Show summary
  • Hansson, Lisa & Holmgren, Johan (2016). God kollektivtrafik för minskat färdtjänstberoende.
  • Hansson, Lisa & Holmgren, Johan (2016). Reducing dependency on special transport services through public transport.
  • Haugen, Kjetil K. & Holmgren, Johan (2016). Fra toppen av Haugen : studiebarometeret – atter en gang. Panorama : nettavis for Høgskolen i Molde.
  • Holmgren, Johan (2014). Evaluating the effects of organizational changes and private sector involvement on cost efficiency in fire and rescue services.
  • Holmgren, Johan (2013). A strategy for increasing public transport market share: an investigation of an alternative development.
  • Svensson, Tomas & Holmgren, Johan (2012). Kollektivtrafik som verktyg för regional utveckling – en kunskapsöversikt. VTI rapport. 739. Show summary
  • Holmgren, Johan (2011). Estimating and evaluating the efficiency of public transport operations.
  • Holmgren, Johan (2011). Short Distance Goods Transports - the effects of Urban Structure.
  • Holmgren, Johan (2009). Can we attract more passengers without increasing the subsidies?.
  • Holmgren, Johan (2008). Studies in local public transport demand. Linköping studies in arts and science. 460.
  • Holmgren, Johan (2003). Demand and Supply of Public Transport - A Study of Cause and Effect.

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