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Bruno S. Frey
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Bruno S. Frey
Permanent Visiting Professor, University of Basel

Co-Founder, CREW - Center for Research in Economics and Well-Being, University of Basel, Switzerland

Research Director, CREMA - Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts, Switzerland
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Center for Research in Economics,
Management and the Arts
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CH-8008 Zürich
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Bruno Frey is Permanent Visiting Professor at the University of Basel. He was Professor of Economics at the University of Zurich from 1977-2012, Distinguished Professor of Behavioural Science at the Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick, UK from 2010-2013 and Senior Professor of Economics at Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, DE from 2013-2015.

Frey is Research Director of CREMA - Centre for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts, Switzerland and Co-Founder of CREW - Centre for Research in Economics and Well-being at the University of Basel. He was Managing Editor, from 1969-2015, and is now Honorary Editor of Kyklos. Bruno Frey seeks to extend economics beyond standard neo-classics by including insights from other disciplines, including political science, psychology and sociology.

In 2015, Frey is in third place in the ranking of "important economists" in Switzerland by the Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ, 5th September 2015), fifth place in the corresponding ranking for Germany by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ, 5th September 2015) and on top of the list with respect to "life achievement" produced by the Handelsblatt in Germany (Handelsblatt, 9th September 2015). According to ISI - The Institute for Scientific Information, Bruno S. Frey belongs to the "the most highly cited Researchers".

Current Research interests:
Political Economics
Economics of Awards (orders, medals, decorations and other honours)
Democracy & Federalism
Economics of Terrorism
Economics & Psychology
Motivation (crowding effects)
Happiness Research
Corporate Governance
Economics of Art and Culture

Some of the latest books:
Recent Developments in the Economics of Happiness (ed., with Alois Stutzer) (2013)
Glück - Die Sicht der Ökonomie (with Claudia Frey Marti) (2010)
Happiness: A Revolution in Economics (2008)
Economics and Psychology (ed., with Alois Stutzer) (2007)
Dealing with Terrorism: Stick or Carrot? (2004)
Happiness and Economics (with Alois Stutzer) (2002)
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