Bruno Frey

Bruno S. Frey

Bruno S. Frey was born in Basel, Switzerland in 1941. He was Professor of Economics at the University of Constance from 1970-1977, and Professor of Economics at the University of Zurich from 1977-2012. He has been Distinguished Professor of Behavioural Science at the Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick, UK since 2010. Since 2012, he has been Guest Professor at Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany. He received an honorary doctorate in economics from the Universities of St. Gallen (Switzerland, 1998), Goeteborg (Sweden, 1998), the Free University of Brussels (Belgium, 2009), the University of Aix-en-Provence/Marseille (France, 2010), and the University of Innsbruck (Austria, 2011). He is the author of numerous articles in professional journals and books, including Not Just for the Money (1997), Economics as a Science of Human Behaviour (1999), Arts & Economics (2000), Inspiring Economics (2001), Successful Management by Motivation (with Margit Osterloh, 2001), Happiness and Economics (with Alois Stutzer, 2002), Dealing with Terrorism – Stick or Carrot? (2004), Economics and Psychology (co-edited with Alois Stutzer, 2007), Happiness: A Revolution in Economics (2008) and Glück: Die Sicht der Ökonomie (with Claudia Frey Marti, 2010).

Source: personal CV provided by Bruno Frey.

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