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Researcher Profile

Jakob Ahlbom

Associate Researcher, Department of Political Science
Department of Political Science
University of Gothenburg

Jakob Ahlbom is associate researcher at Swedish National Election Studies in the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg. His research involves electoral behavior, ideologies, political psychology and misperceptions about politics. Together with Henrik Friberg-Fernros and Henrik Oscarsson, he is working on a project where they study differences in biased political reasoning based on ideological predispositions. They have presented a paper on this topic at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting 2020 where they apply a novel method using components from argumentation theory.

Selected Publications

Friberg-Fernros, Henrik, Ahlbom, Jakob, Oscarsson, Henrik. Liberal-conservative asymmetry in politically biased reasoning: An argument scheme approach [Conference paper]. American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting 2020, Virtual Meeting.