«Ernst Fehr DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH UBS INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF ECONOMICS IN SOCIETY LABORATORY FOR SOCIAL AND NEURAL SYSTEMS ...»
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH
UBS INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF ECONOMICS IN SOCIETY
LABORATORY FOR SOCIAL AND NEURAL SYSTEMS RESEARCH
Blümlisalpstr. 10 Tel. (41) (44) 634 37 01 CH-8006 Zürich Fax (41) (44) 634 49 07 ernst [dot] fehr [at] econ [dot] uzh [dot] ch Curriculum Vitae
Awards and Distinctions
Editorial Commitments and Duties
List of Publications
Selected Publications on Core Economic Topics
Selected Publications in Evolutionary Economics and Psychology
Selected Publications in Neuroeconomics
Other Publications in economics and psychology
Other publications in Neuroeconomics
Papers in German Journals
Current Research Projects
Presentations at International Conferences
Presentations in Research Seminars
Membership in Scientific Organizations
Curriculum Vitae Personal Information
Education June 1991 Habilitation in Economics 1988 – 1989 Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science 1982 – 1988 Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Economics and Economic Policy at the University of Technology in Vienna (Chair: Prof. DDr. H. Frisch).
1980 – 1982 Post Graduate Education in Economics at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna 1980 – 1982 Research Assistant at the Institute for Public Finance and Economic Policy (Chair: Prof. A. van der Bellen).
1980 – 1986 Doctorate in Economics at the University of Vienna 1975 – 1980 University Education in Economics at the University of Vienna (Masters Degree) 1970 – 1975 Business College in Bregenz (Vorarlberg, Austria) 1962 – 1970 Primary and secondary school in Hörbranz (Vorarlberg, Austria) Professional Career 2012 – Director of the UBS International Center of Economics in Society at the University of Zurich 2011 – Global Distinguished Professor in Economics at New York University 2010 – 2015 Chairman of the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich 2008 Offer for the Drummond Professorship at the University of Oxford (UK); previous holders of this chair include Francis Edgeworth, Sir John Hicks, Joseph Stiglitz, and Amartya Sen 2005 – 2012 Director of the Priority Research Program on the “Foundations of Human Social Behavior” at the University of Zurich Dec. 2004 Offer for the Professorship of Political Economy 1863 at the University of Cambridge (UK); previous holders of this chair include Alfred Marshall, Arthur C.
Pigou, James Meade and Jim Mirrlees 2004 – 2009 Fellow at the Collegium Helveticum 2003 – 2011 Affiliated Faculty Member of the Department of Economics at MIT 2002 – 2006 External Faculty Member of the Santa Fe Institute Nov. 2002 Offer to become Global Distinguished Professor in Economics at New York University Oct. 2002 Offer for a Full Professorship at the University of California at Berkeley April 2002 Offer for a Full Professorship at Princeton University and the Woodrow Wilson School 1999 – 2010 Director of the Institute for Empirical Research in Economics at the University of Zurich Jan. 1999 Offer for a Professorship in Economics at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy) April 1998 Offer for a Full Professorship in Economics at the University of Mannheim (Germany) Dec. 1997 Offer for a Full Professorship in Economics at the University of Bonn (previously held chair by Reinhard Selten) 1995 – 2003 Core Member of the Research Initiative of the MacArthur Foundation (Chicago) on “Evolution of Preferences and Social Norms” August 1994 Offer for a Full Professorship in Economic Theory at the Technical Univ. of Darmstadt (Germany) 1994 – Chair for Microeconomics and Experimental Economic Research at the Faculty present of Economics and Computer Science at the University of Zurich 1993 – 2006 Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Economic Growth, Vienna Dec. 1992 Offer for a Full Professorship in Economic Theory at the Univ. of Linz (Austria) 1991 – 1994 Associate Professor at the Dept. of Economics and Economic Policy at the University of Technology in Vienna 1989 – 1991 Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Economics and Economic Policy at the University of Technology in Vienna Awards and Distinctions
2009 Honorary doctorate in economics from the University of Lugano 2009 Honorary doctorate in economics from the University of Lausanne 2008 Honorary doctorate in economics from the University of Munich 2004 Honorary doctorate in economics from the University of St. Gallen
Presidencies of major associations:
Honorary fellowships and memberships:
2011 (Nov.) Elected member of the Council of the Econometric Society for the period 2012May) Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science 2009 (May) Member of the Academia Europaea 2008 (May) John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 2008 (Dec.) Member of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften 2008 Fellow of the Econometric Society 2007 (Oct.) Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2002 (Dec.) Member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina [German Academy of Science]
2014 (May) Awarded the Gutenberg Research Award, an award given annually to distinguished academics who have decisively shaped their fields of research.
2014 (Jan.) Presentation of the Sandmo Lecture on Public Policy at the Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen, Norway 2013 (Nov.) Named Distinguished CES Fellow for 2013, presenting the Munich Lectures in Economics. These lectures bring a recent topic in economic research topic to a broad audience.
2012 (June) Presentation of the Walras-Bowley Lecture at the North American summer meeting of the Econometric Society in Evanston, Illinois, USA 2012 (April) Recipient of the Österreichisches Ehrenzeichen für Wissenschaft und Kunst [Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Arts] 2012 (Jan.) Presentation of the European Economic Association Lecture at the Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association, Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
2011 (Nov.) OLB Foundation Fellowship 2011 at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg [Institute for Advanced Study], Delmenhorst, Germany Invited to present the Tanner Lecture on Human Values, Clare Hall, Cambridge 2011 (Nov.) Plenary lecture at the World Congress of the International Economic AssociaJuly) tion, Beijing, China Plenary lecture at the World Congress of the Organization for Human Brain 2011 (June) Mapping in Quebec City, Canada Recipient of the Vorarlberger Wissenschaftspreis [Science Prize of the State of 2011 (April) Vorarlberg, Austria] 2011 (Feb.) Presentation of the Coase Lecture at the London School of Economics 2010 (Nov.) Presentation of the Lindahl Lectures at Uppsala University in Uppsala, Sweden 2010 (Oct.) Awarded the Deutsche Fairness-Preis [German Fairness Prize] by the Deutsche Fairness-Stiftung. This prize honors the work of persons from various stations in the economy, society, politics, or culture who actively and credibly promote a fair management and organizational culture.
2010 (Oct.) Recipient of the Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst der Republik Österreich [Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art (I. Class)] 2010 (Sept.) Awarded the Gustav-Stolper-Preis from the Verein für Socialpolitik. The association members accord this prize annually in a popular vote to an excellent scientist who has influenced public discussion and provided internationally relevant solutions to important economic problems.
2010 (Feb.) Presentation of the 2010 Clarendon Lectures in Economics at the University of Oxford, with the series entitled, "The Social and Biological Foundations of Economic Behavior" 2009 (Nov.) Presentation of the Gaston Eyskens 2009 lecture series, "Human Motivation and Economic Outcomes" at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium 2009 (Sept.) Named a Thomson Reuters Citation Laureate in economics http://science.thomsonreuters.com/nobel/ 2008 (Sept.) Keynote Lecture at the annual meeting of the Verein für Socialpolitik [Society for Social Policy], Graz, Austria 2008 Presidential address at the annual congress of the European Economic AssociaAugust) tion 2008 (March) Sargan lecture at the annual meeting of the Royal Economic Society 2006 (June) Invited to present the Walter-Adolf-Jöhr Lecture at the University of St. Gallen 2006 (June) Invited lecture at the annual meeting of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies, Vienna 2006 (April) Keynote lecture at the annual meeting of the Austrian Psychological Society 2006 Keynote lecture at the annual meeting of the European Association in Industrial (August) Economics (EARIE), Amsterdam 2006 (January) Special invited lecture at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association on reciprocity, reputation, and market performance.
2005 Keynote lecture at the annual meeting of the Southern Economic Association (November) 2005 Keynote lecture at the annual meeting of the International Society for New InSeptember) stitutional Economics (ISNIE) 2005 (June) Lecture at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on “The Nature of Human Altruism” 2005 (June) Invited Lecture at the Nobel Symposium on Neuroscience and Emotions, Stockholm 2005 (March) Keynote lecture at the annual meeting of the Scottish Economic Association 2005 (March) Snyder Lecture at the University of California at Santa Barbara 2003 Keynote Lecture at the tenth international conference on social dilemmas, (August) Stockholm 2003 (June) Keynote Lecture at the annual meeting of the German Association of Business Administration, Zurich 2003 (June) Keynote Lecture at the annual meeting of the Evolution and Human Behavior Society, Omaha, Nebraska 2003 (June) Keynote Lecture at the annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Aix-en-Provence 2002 (Dec.) Zeuthen Lectures at the University of Copenhagen 2002 Keynote Lecture at the World Congress of the International Economic AssociaSeptember) tion in Lisbon 2001 – 2002 Member of the Hicks-Tinbergen Committee to select the best paper in the European Economic Review (together with Philippe Aghion and Guiseppe Bertola).
2001 Invited Lecture at the Nobel Symposium on Experimental and Behavioral EcoDecember) nomics, Stockholm 2001 (Aug.) Schumpeter Lecture at the European Economic Association Meeting 2001 (April) Frank Hahn Lecture at annual conference of the Royal Economic Society 2000 Lecture in the invited paper session on Behavioral Economics at the 8th world (August) congress of the Econometric Society, Seattle (with K. Schmidt) 2000 (May) Keynote address at the Congress of the International Association for Research in Economic Psychology and Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics 1999 (June) Keynote address at the 16th Conference on Applied Micro-Economics, Lyon 1999 (May) Keynote address at the world meeting of the Economic Science Association, Lake Tahoe, California 1999 (Sept.) Keynote address at the Congress of the European Association for Labor Economics Editorial Commitments and Duties
• Board of Reviewing Editors: Science
• Editorial Board: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006 - 2014
• Editorial Board: Games and Economic Behavior, 2006 – 2011
• Member of the Senior Editorial Board of Science, 2010 - 2014 List of Publications Books Neuroeconomics: Decision Making and the Brain, Elsevier, North Holland, 2014 (jointly edited with P. Glimcher) Handbook of Neuroeconomics, Elsevier, North Holland, 2008 (jointly edited with P. Glimcher, C.
Camerer, and R. Poldrack).
Moral Sentiments and Material Interests, MIT Press, Cambridge Massachusetts 2005 (with Robert Boyd, Samual Bowles and Herbert Gintis).
Foundations of Human Sociality – Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small Scale Societies, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2004 (with Joe Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin Camerer, and Herbert Gintis).
Economic Theory of Self-Management and Profit-Sharing, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt – New York 1988, 250 pages (in German).
Contributions in Refereed Journals (WS = number of citations in the Web of Science; GS = number of citations in Google Scholar, Situation October 2014) Selected Publications on Core Economic Topics A Theory of Fairness, Competition and Cooperation, Quarterly Journal of Economics 114 (1999), 817-868. (with K. Schmidt) (WS 1857; GS 6725) Altruistic Punishment in Humans, Nature 415, 10 January 2002, 137-140. (with S. Gächter) (WS 1304; GS 3017) Cooperation and Punishment in Public Goods Experiments, American Economic Review 90 (2000), 980-994 (with S. Gächter) (WS 845; GS 2665) Fairness and Retaliation – The Economics of Reciprocity, Journal of Economic Perspectives 14 (2000), 159-181. (with S. Gächter) (WS 690, GS 2399) In Search of Homo Economicus – Behavioral Experiments in 15 Small Scale Societies. American Economic Review 91 (2001), 73-78. (with J. Henrich, R. Boyd, S. Bowles, H. Gintis, C. Camerer and R. McElreath) (WS 548, GS 1566) Are people conditionally cooperative? Evidence from a public goods experiment, Economic Letters, Volume 71, Issue 3, June 2001, Pages 397-404. (with U. Fischbacher and S. Gächter) (WS 450, GS 1409) Does Fairness prevent Market Clearing? – An Experimental Investigation; Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 108, No. 2, 1993, 437-460. (with G. Kirchsteiger und A. Riedl) (WS 357; GS 1251) Reciprocity as a Contract Enforcement Device, Econometrica 65 (1997), 833-860. (with S. Gächter and G. Kirchsteiger) (WS 304; GS 1022) Psychological Foundations of Incentives – Schumpeter Lecture at the European Economic Association Meeting 2001, European Economic Review 46 (2002), 687 – 724. (with A. Falk) (WS 241;
GS 1011) Wage Rigidity in a Competitive Incomplete Contract Market, Journal of Political Economy 107 (1999), 106-134. (with A. Falk) (WS 134, GS 473) Driving Forces Behind Informal Sanctions, Econometrica 73 (2005), 2017-2030 (with A. Falk and U. Fischbacher) (WS 123; GS 416) Relational Contracts and the Nature of Market Interactions, Econometrica 72 (2004), 747-780.