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Professor Dr. Ernst Fehr
INSTITUTE FOR EMPIRICAL RESEARCH IN ECONOMICS
UNIVERSITY OF ZÜRICH
LUDWIG BOLTZMANN INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN ECONOMIC GROWTH
Blümlisalpstr. 10 Tel. (41) (1) 634 37 09
CH-8006 Zürich Fax (41) (1) 634 49 07 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Curriculum Vitae Page 2 Awards and distinctions Page 4 List of Publications Page 5 Current and Future Research Agenda Page 12 Teaching Activities Page 14 Refereeing Activities Page 16 Book Reviews Page 16 Presentations at International Conferences Page 17 Presentations in Research Seminars Page 18 Membership in Scientific Organizations Page 19 Research Grants Page 19 Curriculum Vitae Personal Information Name: Ernst Fehr Address: Private: Scheuchzerstrasse 71, CH - 8006 Zürich, Tel: +41-1-361 74 16 Office: Institut für Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung Universität Zürich, Blümlisalpstrasse 10 CH - 8044 Zürich Date of Birth: 21.
Juni 1956 Place of Birth: Hard in Vorarlberg (Austria) Family Situation: married since 1986, two children (one and five years old) Citizenship: Austria Education and Professional Career 1962 - 1966 Primary School in Hörbranz (Austria) 1966 - 1970 Secondary School in Hörbranz (Austria) 1970 - 1975 Business College in Bregenz (Austria) 1975 - 1980 University Education in Economics at the University of Vienna (Master Degree) 1980 - 1986 Doctorate in Economics at the University of Vienna 1980 - 1982 Research Assistant at the Institute for Public Finance and Economic Policy (Chair:
Prof. A. van der Bellen).
1980 - 1982 Post Graduate Education in Economics at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna.
1982 - 1988 Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Economics and Economic Policy at the University of Technology in Vienna (Chair: Prof. DDr. H. Frisch).
1988 - 1989 Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
1989 - 1991 Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Economics and Economic Policy at the
Jan. 1999 Offer for a Professorship in Economics at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy), declined.
April 2002 Offer for a Full Professorship at Princeton University and the Woodrow Wilson
Dec. 2002 External Faculty Member of the Santa Fe Institute.
Sept. 2003 Affiliated Faculty Member of the Department of Economics at MIT.
Awards and Distinctions
• Hicks-Tinbergen Medal for the outstanding paper in the European Economic Review during 1998-2000, EEA-Meeting (Bolzano), August 2000. The price was awarded for the paper "Gift Exchange and Reciprocity in Competitive Experimental Markets", European Economic Review 42(1998) 1-34. (with G. Kirchsteiger and A. Riedl)
• Gossen prize of the German Economic Assocation (Verein für Socialpolitik), September
1999. The Gossen Prize is awarded every year to an economist under the age of 45 who has achieved international recognition and reputation.
• Member of the Hicks-Tinbergen Committee to select the best paper in the European Economic Review for the years 2000-2001 (together with Philippe Aghion and Guiseppe Bertola).
• President of the Economic Science Association 2003 – 2005.
• Keynote address at the Congress of the European Association for Labour Economics, September 1999.
• Keynote address at the world meeting of the Economic Science Association (Lake Tahoe, California), May 1999.
• Keynote address at the 16th Conference on Applied Micro-Economics (Lyon), June 1999.
• Keynote address at the Congress of the International Association for Research in Economic Psychology and Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, May 2000.
• Lecture in the invited paper session on Behavioral Economics at the 8th world congress of the Econometric Society (Seattle), August 2000. (with K. Schmidt)
• Frank Hahn Lecture at annual conference of the Royal Economic Society, April 2001.
• Schumpeter Lecture at the European Economic Association Meeting, August 2001.
• Invited Lecture at the Nobel Symposium on Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Stockholm, December 2001.
• Keynote Lecture at the World Congress of the International Economic Association in Lissabon, September 2002.
• Zeuthen Lectures at the University of Copenhagen, December 2002.
• Keynote Lecture at the annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of SocioEconomics, Aix en Provence, June 2003.
• Keynote Lecture at the annual meeting of the Evolution and Human Behavior Society, Omaha, June 2003.
• Keynote Lecture at the annual meeting of the German Association of Business Administration, Zürich, June 2003.
• Keynote Lecture at the tenth international conference on social dilemmas, Stockholm, August 2003.
• Honorary Doctorate from the University of St. Gallen, June 2004.
• Cogito Prize for the deepening of our insights into the origins and economic consequences of human altruism, June 2004.
• Snyder Lecture at the University of California at Santa Barbara, March 2005.
• Keynote lecture at the annual meeting of the Scottish Economic Association, March 2005.
• Editorial Board: Quarterly Journal of Economics
• Editorial Board: Games and Economic Behavior
• Editorial Board: Journal of Public Economics
• Editorial Board: Experimental Economics
• Editorial Board: Journal of the European Economic Association
• Editorial Board: Journal of Socio-Economics
I. Books Economic Theory of Self-Management and Profit-Sharing, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt - New York 1988, 250 pages (in German Language).
Foundations of Human Sociality – Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small Scale Societies, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2004 (joint with Joe Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin Camerer and Herbert Gintis).
Moral Sentiments and Material Interests, MIT Press, Cambridge Massachusetts 2005 (joint with Robert Boyd, Samual Bowles and Herbert Gintis).
II. Contributions in Refereed Journals and International Books
“Economic Man” in Cross-Cultural Perspective – Behavioral Experiments in 15 Small-Scale Societies, Behavioral and Brain Sciences (with J. Henrich, R. Boyd, S. Bowles, C. Camerer, H. Gintis, R. McElreath, M. Alvard, A. Barr, J. Ensminger, N. Smith, K. Hill, F. Gil-White, M. Gurven, F. Marlowe, J. Patton and D. Tracer).
Neuroeconomic Foundations of Trust and Social Preferences, American Economic Review (with U.
Fischbacher and M. Kosfeld).
The Neuroeconomics of Mind-Reading and Empathy, American Economic Review (with T. Singer).
Human Altruism: Economic, Neural and Evolutionary Perspectives, Current Opinions in Neurobiology (with B. Rockenbach).
The Hidden Costs and Rewards of Incentives – Trust and Trustworthiness among CEOs, Journal of the European Economic Association. (with J. List).
Robustness and Real Consequences of Nominal Wage Rigidity, Journal of Monetary Economics, (with L. Götte) Reciprocity in Experimental Markets. forthcoming in: Handbook of Experimental Economic Results (with Armin Falk).
Intertemporal Choice under Habit Formation. forthcoming in: Handbook of Experimental Economic Results (with Peter Zych).
Wage Differentials in Experimental Efficiency Wage Markets. forthcoming in: Handbook of Experimental Economic Results (with Simon Gächter).
Reciprocity and Contract Enforcement. forthcoming in: Handbook of Experimental Economic Results (with Simon Gächter).
Egalitarian Motive and Altruistic Punishment, NATURE 433, E1-E2. (with S. Gächter).
Don’t lose your Reputation, NATURE 432, 449-450.
The Neural Basis of Altruistic Punishment, SCIENCE 305, 1254-1258, 2004. (with D. DeQuervain, U. Fischbacher, V. Treyer, M. Schellhammer, A. Buck).
Relational Contracts and the Nature of Market Interactions, Econometrica 72 (2004), 747-780.
(with M. Brown and A. Falk).
Fairness and Incentives in a Multi-task Principal-Agent Model, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 106 (2004), 453-474. (with K. Schmidt).
Loss Aversion and Labour Supply, Journal of the European Economic Association 2-3 (2004), 216with L. Goette and D. Huffman).
Social Norms and Human Cooperation, Trends in Cognitive Sciences 8 (2004), 185-190. (with Urs Fischbacher).
Third Party Punishment and Social Norms, Evolution and Human Behavior 25 (2004), 63-87. (with Urs Fischbacher).
The Nature of Human Altruism, NATURE 425, 23 October 2003, 785-791. (with Urs Fischbacher).
Explaining altruistic behavior in humans, Evolution and Human Behavior 24 (2003) 153–172 (with Herbert Gintis, Samuel Bowles, Robert Boyd).
Is Strong Reciprocity a Maladaptation – On the Evolutionary Foundations of Human Altruism. in:
P. Hammerstein (Ed.), The Genetic and Cultural Evolution of Cooperation. MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass. 2003. (with J. Henrich).
Measuring Social Norms and Preferences Using Experimental Games: A Guide for Social Scientists. forthcoming in: J. Henrich, R. Boyd, S. Bowles, C. Camerer, E. Fehr, H. Gintis, R.
McElreath (Eds.): Foundations of Human Sociality, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2004.
(with C. Camerer) Detrimental Effects of Sanctions on Human Altruism, NATURE 422, 13 March 2003, 137-140.
(with B. Rockenbach).
The Puzzle of Human Cooperation, NATURE 421, 27 February 2003, 912. (with S. Gächter).
On the Nature of Fair Behavior. Economic Enquiry 41 (2003), 20 – 26. (with A. Falk and U.
Fischbacher) What Causes Nominal Inertia – Insights from Experimental Economics. In: Juan Carillo and Isabelle Brocas (Eds.), Collected Essays in Psychology and Economics, Oxford University Press 2003. (with J.R. Tyran) Theories of Fairness and Reciprocity – Evidence and Economic Applications. Invited Lecture at the 8th World Congress of the Econometric Society. In: M. Dewatripont, L. Hansen and St.
Turnovsky (Eds.), Advances in Economics and Econometrics – 8th World Congress, Econometric Society Monographs, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press 2003. (with K.
Schmidt) A Nation-Wide Laboratory - Examining Trust and Trustworthiness by Integrating Experiments in Representative Surveys, Schmollers Jahrbuch 122 (2002), 519 – 542. (with U. Fischbacher, B.v. Rosenbladt, J. Schupp and G. Wagner).
Reasons for Conflicts – Lessons from Bargaining Experiments. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 159 (2003), 171 – 187 (with A. Falk and U. Fischbacher).
Why Labour Market Experiments. Labour Economics 10 (2003), 399 – 406 (with A. Falk).
Psychological Foundations of Incentives. Schumpeter Lecture at the European Economic Association Meeting 2001. European Economic Review 46 (2002), 687 – 724. (with A. Falk) Why Social Preferences Matter – The Impact of Non-selfish Motives on Competition, Cooperation and Incentives. Frank Hahn Lecture at the annual meeting of the Royal Economic Society
2001. Economic Journal 112 (2002), C1 – C33. (with U. Fischbacher) Strong Reciprocity, Human Cooperation and the Enforcement of Social Norms. HUMAN NATURE 13 (2002), 1 – 25. (with U. Fischbacher and S. Gächter) The Economics of Impatience, NATURE 415, 17 January 2002, 269-270.
Altruistic Punishment in Humans. NATURE 415, 10 January 2002, 137-140. (with S. Gächter) Appropriating the Commons – A Theoretical Explanation. in: E. Ostrom, Th. Dietz, N. Dolšak, P.
Stern, S. Stonich, E. Weber (Eds.), The Drama of the Commons. National Academy Press, February 2002. (with A. Falk and U. Fischbacher) Does Money Illusion Matter? American Economic Review 91 (2001), 1239-1262. (with J. R. Tyran) In Search of Homo Economicus - Behavioral Experiments in 15 Small Scale Societies. American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings) 91 (2001), 73-78. (with J. Henrich, R. Boyd, S.
Bowles, H. Gintis, C. Camerer and R. McElreath).
Are people conditionally cooperative? Evidence from a public goods experiment, Economics Letters, Volume 71, Issue 3, June 2001, Pages 397-404. (with U. Fischbacher and S. Gächter)
Cooperation and Punishment in Public Goods Experiments, American Economic Review 90 (2000), 980-994. (with S. Gächter)
A Simple Mechanism for the Efficient Provision of Public Goods - Experimental Evidence,:
American Economic Review 90 (2000), 247-264. (with J. Falkinger, S. Gächter und R.
Fairness and Retaliation – The Economics of Reciprocity, Journal of Economic Perspectives 14 (2000), 159-181. (with S. Gächter) Fairness, Incentives and Contractual Choices, European Economic Review 44 (2000), 1057-1068.
(with Klaus Schmidt).
A Theory of Fairness, Competition and Cooperation, Quarterly Journal of Economics 114 (1999), 817-868. (with K. Schmidt).
Wage Rigidity in a Competitive Incomplete Contract Market, Journal of Political Economy 107 (1999), 106-134. (with A. Falk).
Collective Action as a Social Exchange, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 39 (1999), 341-369. (with S. Gächter) Gift Exchange and Reciprocity in Competitive Experimental Markets, European Economic Review 42 (1998), 1-34 (with G. Kirchsteiger und A. Riedl) When Social Norms Overpower Competition - Gift Exchange in Labor Markets, Journal of Labor Economics 16 (1998), 324-351 (with E. Kirchler, A. Weichbold, S. Gächter) How Effective are Trust- and Reciprocity-Based Incentives?, in: A. Ben-Ner and L. Putterman (eds.): Economics, Values and Organizations, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England 1998. (with S. Gächter) Do Addicts Behave Rationally, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 100, 1998, 643-662.
(with P. K. Zych).
Reciprocity and Economics - The Economic Implications of Homo Reciprocans, European Economic Review 42 (1998), 845-859. (with S. Gächter).