Ernst Fehr

University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Citation 557

Cooperation and Punishment in Public Goods Experiments

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 10; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 183
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Ernst Fehr and Simon Gächter
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Cooperation and Punishment in Public Goods Experiments

American Economic Review
Posted: 11 Apr 2000
Ernst Fehr and Simon Gächter
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

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Voluntary Cooperation, Public Good, Punishment, Emotions, Social Norms, Experiments

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Citation 83

Do Incentive Contracts Crowd Out Voluntary Cooperation?

IEER Working Paper No. 34; and USC CLEO Research Paper No. C01-3
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jun 2000
Ernst Fehr and Simon Gächter
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Incentive contracts, reciprocity, incomplete contracts, voluntary cooperation, experiments

Do Incentive Contracts Crowd Out Voluntary Cooperation?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3017
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Nov 2001
Ernst Fehr and Simon Gächter
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Incentive contracts, reciprocity, incomplete contracts, voluntary cooperation, experiments

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Citation 171

Psychological Foundations of Incentives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 507; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 714; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Dec 2001
Ernst Fehr and Armin Falk
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality
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Incentives, Contracts, Reciprocity, Social Approval, Social Norms, Intrinsic Motivation

Psychological Foundations of Incentives

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3185
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Feb 2002
Armin Falk and Ernst Fehr
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Incentives, contracts, reciprocity, social approval, social norms, intrinsic motivation

Measuring Social Norms and Preferences Using Experimental Games: A Guide for Social Scientists

IEER Working Paper No. 97
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Feb 2002
Colin Camerer and Ernst Fehr
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Measuring Social Norms and Preferences Using Experimental Games: A Guide for Social Scientists

FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN SOCIALITY - EXPERIMENTAL AND ETHNOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE FROM 15 SMALL-SCALE SOCIETIES, Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin Camerer, Ernst Fehr, Herbert Gintis, Richard McElreath, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming
Posted: 10 Jun 2002
Colin Camerer and Ernst Fehr
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Fairness and Retaliation: The Economics of Reciprocity

IEER Working Paper No. 40
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jun 2000
Ernst Fehr and Simon Gächter
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Theories of Fairness and Reciprocity - Evidence and Economic Applications

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 403; University of Zurich, IEER Working Paper No. 75
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Feb 2001
Ernst Fehr and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Behavioral Economics, Fairness, Reciprocity, Altruism, Experiments, Incentives, Contracts, Competition

Theories of Fairness and Reciprocity - Evidence and Economic Applications

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2703
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Mar 2001
Ernst Fehr and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Altruism, behavioural economics, competition, contracts, experiments, fairness, incentives, reciprocity

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Do Incentive Contracts Undermine Voluntary Cooperation?

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Oct 2002
Ernst Fehr and Simon Gächter
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Citation 72

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incentive contracts, reciprocity, incomplete contracts, voluntary cooperation, experiments

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A Nation-Wide Laboratory: Examining Trust and Trustworthiness by Integrating Behavioral Experiments into Representative Survey

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 866; IZA Discussion Paper No. 715
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Mar 2003
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics, NFO Infratest Sozialforschung, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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Experiment, Survey, Trust, Trustworthiness, Altruism

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Is Strong Reciprocity a Maladaptation? On the Evolutionary Foundations of Human Altruism

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 859; IZA Discussion Paper No. 712
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Mar 2003
Ernst Fehr and Joe Henrich
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia
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Do Workers Work More If Wages are High? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

IEW Working Paper No. 125
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Dec 2002
Ernst Fehr and Lorenz Goette
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Use and Abuse of Authority: A Behavioral Foundation of the Employment Relation

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2012
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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theory of the firm, transaction cost economics, authority, power abuse, employment relation, fairness, reputation

Use and Abuse of Authority - A Behavioral Foundation of the Employment Relation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4068
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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theory of the firm, transaction cost economics, authority, power abuse, employment relation, fairness, reputation

Use and Abuse of Authority: A Behavioral Foundation of the Employment Relation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7029
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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theory of the firm, transaction cost economics, authority, power abuse, employment relation, fairness, reputation

Use and Abuse of Authority: A Behavioral Foundation of the Employment Relation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9231
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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authority, employment relation, fairness, power abuse, reputation, theory of the firm, transaction cost economics

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A Theory of Fairness, Competition and Cooperation

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Aug 1998
Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Citation 1,621

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Why Social Preferences Matter - the Impact of Non-Selfish Motives on Competition, Cooperation and Incentives

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Feb 2002
Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics
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Why Social Preferences Matter - the Impact of Non-Selfish Motives on Competition, Cooperation and Incentives

Economic Journal, Vol. 112, pp. C1-C33, 2002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 May 2003
Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics
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Why Social Preferences Matter - the Impact of Non-Selfish Motives on Competition, Cooperation and Incentives

Economic Journal, 2002
Posted: 21 Apr 2002
Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics

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The Intrinsic Value of Decision Rights

University of Zurich, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2014
Björn Bartling, Ernst Fehr and Holger Herz
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Fribourg - Department of Economics
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Decision rights, authority, private benefits of control

The Intrinsic Value of Decision Rights

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4252
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jun 2013
Björn Bartling, Ernst Fehr and Holger Herz
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Fribourg - Department of Economics
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decision rights, intrinsic value, authority

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Social Comparison in the Workplace: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5550
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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compensation, fairness, field experiment, social comparison

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The Neuroeconomics of Mind Reading and Empathy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1647; IEW Working Paper Series No. 222
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jun 2005
Ernst Fehr and Tania Singer
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University College London - Functional Imaging Laboratory
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Neuroeconomics, Mind Reading, Empathy

The Neuroeconomics of Mind Reading and Empathy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5128
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Ernst Fehr and Tania Singer
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University College London - Functional Imaging Laboratory
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Neuroeconomics, mind reading, empathy

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Contracts, Fairness, and Incentives

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1215
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 24 May 2004
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Moral hazard, incentives, bonus contract, fairness, inequity aversion

A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 394
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3901
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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fairness, contracts, wages, effort, experiments

A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 355-384, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne

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A Behavioral Account of the Labor Market: The Role of Fairness Concerns

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 355-384, 2009
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne

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Fairness in the Labour Market? A Survey of Experimental Results

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Nov 2002
Simon Gächter and Ernst Fehr
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Informal Sanctions

IEER Working Paper No. 59
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Nov 2000
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics
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Informal Sanction, Social Norm, Social Capital, Strategic Sanction, Fairness, Reciprocity, Spitefulness.

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Testing Theories of Fairness - Intentions Matter

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 63
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics
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Citation 175

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Fairness, Reciprocity, Intentions, Experiments, Moonlighting Game

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Neuroeconomic Foundations of Trust and Social Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1641, IEW Working Paper No. 221
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Jun 2005
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Goethe University Frankfurt and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics
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Neuroeconomic , Foundations of Trust, Social Preferences

Fairness, Incentives and Contractual Incompleteness

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 445, Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 72
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Mar 2001
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Incentive Contracts, Moral Hazard, Fairness, Reciprocity, Incomplete Contracts

Fairness, Incentives and Contractual Incompleteness

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2790
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 May 2001
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Fairness, incentive contracts, incomplete contracts, moral hazard, reciprocity

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A Simple Mechanism for the Efficient Provision of Public Goods - Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Feb 2000
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
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Citation 108

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Are People Conditionally Cooperative? Evidence from a Public Goods Experiment

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Jan 2000
University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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voluntary contributions, conditional cooperation, reciprocity, free riding, strategy-method, experiments

Screening, Competition, and Job Design: Economic Origins of Good Jobs

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2011
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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job design, high-performance work systems, screening, competition, work attitude, reputation, trust, control, complementarities

Screening, Competition, and Job Design: Economic Origins of Good Jobs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4710
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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job design, high-performance work systems, screening, reputation, competition, trust, control, social preferences, complementarities

Screening, Competition, and Job Design: Economic Origins of Good Jobs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7658
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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competition, complementarities, control, high-performance work systems, job design, reputation, screening, social preferences, trust

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Citation 100

On the Nature of Fair Behavior

IEER Working Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics
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On the Nature of Fair Behavior

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2984
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Oct 2001
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics
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Fairness, intentions, models of fairness

On the Nature of Fair Behavior

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming
Posted: 20 Dec 2001
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics

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The Lure of Authority: Motivation and Incentive Effects of Power

American Economic Review, Vol. 103, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
Ernst Fehr, Holger Herz and Tom Wilkening
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Fribourg - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne
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Organizational behavior, incentives, experiments and contracts

The Lure of Authority: Motivation and Incentive Effects of Power

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4021
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Dec 2012
Ernst Fehr, Holger Herz and Tom Wilkening
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Fribourg - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne
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organizational behavior, incentives, experiments and contracts

The Lure of Authority: Motivation and Incentive Effects of Power

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7030
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Ernst Fehr, Holger Herz and Tom Wilkening
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Fribourg - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne
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organizational behavior, incentives, experiments and contracts

The Lure of Authority: Motivation and Incentive Effects of Power

University of Zurich, UBS International Center of Economics in Society, Working Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Ernst Fehr, Holger Herz and Tom Wilkening
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich and University of Melbourne
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Organizational behavior, incentives, experiments and contracts

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Fairness, Errors and the Power of Competition

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Feb 2004
University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Citation 64

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Competition, Fairness, Reciprocity, Quantal Response Equilibrium

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Individual Irrationality and Aggregate Outcomes

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 43-66, 2005, IEW Working Paper No. 252
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2008
Ernst Fehr and Jean-Robert Tyran
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Vienna
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Irrationality, Rationality, Anomaly, Aggregate Outcome, Competitive Markets, Money Illusion, Base Rate Fallacy

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Evidence for Countercyclical Risk Aversion: An Experiment with Financial Professionals

American Economic Review, Forthcoming, UBS Center Working Paper Series Working Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Information Technology, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Countercyclical Risk Aversion, Experiment, Financial Professionals

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Citation 90

Money Illusion and Coordination Failure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1013; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1141; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 177, Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 10 May 2013
Ernst Fehr and Jean-Robert Tyran
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Vienna
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money illusion, coordination failure, equilibrium selection, multiple equilibria, coordination games

Money Illusion and Coordination Failure

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4283
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Apr 2004
Ernst Fehr and Jean-Robert Tyran
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Vienna
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Money illusion, coordination failure, equilibrium selection, multiple equilibria, coordination games

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Fairness, Incentives, and Contractual Choices

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Feb 2000
Ernst Fehr and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Fairness and Retaliation: The Economics of Reciprocity

CESifo Working Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Feb 2001
Ernst Fehr and Simon Gächter
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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On the Economics and Biology of Trust

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3895
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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trust, preferences, beliefs, biological basis

On the Economics and Biology of Trust

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 399
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Fairness and the Optimal Allocation of Ownership Rights

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1467; IEW Working Paper No. 224
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Munich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Ownership rights, double moral hazard, fairness, reciprocity, incomplete contracts

Fairness and the Optimal Allocation of Ownership Rights

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5369
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Feb 2006
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Munich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Ownership rights, double moral hazard, fairness, reciprocity, incomplete contracts

Fairness and the Optimal Allocation of Ownership Rights

The Economic Journal, Vol. 118, No. 531, pp. 1262-1284, August 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Aug 2008
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Munich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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The Hidden Costs and Returns of Incentives - Trust and Trustworthiness Among CEOS

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Mar 2003
Ernst Fehr and John A. List
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 331 (89,380)
Citation 169

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Intertemporal Choice Under Habit Formation

IEER Working Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jun 2000
Ernst Fehr and Peter K. Zych
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Technology
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Contractual Incompleteness and the Nature of Market Interactions

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 38
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Mar 2002
Martin Brown, Armin Falk and Ernst Fehr
University of St. Gallen, briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Market Interaction, Contract Enforcement, Incomplete Contract, Involuntary Unemployment, Repeated Transaction, Fairness Preferences

Contractual Incompleteness and the Nature of Market Interactions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3272
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Apr 2002
Martin Brown, Armin Falk and Ernst Fehr
University of St. Gallen, briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Market interaction, contract enforcement, incomplete contract, involuntary unemployment, repeated transaction, fairness preferences

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Relational Contracts and the Nature of Market Interactions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 897
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Nov 2003
Martin Brown, Armin Falk and Ernst Fehr
University of St. Gallen, briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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relational contracts, implicit contracts, market interaction, involuntary unemployment, repeated transaction, fairness preferences

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Appropriating the Commons - a Theoretical Explanation

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 55; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 474
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Nov 2000
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics
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Common Pool Resources, Experiments, Fairness, Reciprocity, Game Theory, Fairness Models

Appropriating the Commons - a Theoretical Explanation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2925
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Oct 2001
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics
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Common pool resources, experiments, fairness, reciprocity, game theory, fairness models

Cooperativeness and Impatience in the Tragedy of the Commons

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3625
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Aug 2008
Ernst Fehr and Andreas Leibbrandt
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Institute for Empirical Research in Economics
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cooperation, common pool resource, experiments, generalizability, methodology

Cooperativeness and Impatience in the Tragedy of the Commons

IEW Working Paper No. 378
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Sep 2008
Ernst Fehr and Andreas Leibbrandt
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Institute for Empirical Research in Economics
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Cooperation, common pool resource, experiments, generalizability, methodology

Fairness and Incentives in a Multi-Task Principal-Agent Model

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 May 2004
Ernst Fehr and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Incentives, moral hazard, multiple tasks, fairness, experiments

Fairness and Incentives in a Multi-Task Principal-Agent Model

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 106, No. 3, pp. 453-474, September 2004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
Ernst Fehr and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Lateral Prefrontal Cortex and Self-Control in Intertemporal Choice

Nature Neuroscience, March 2010, Columbia Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 09 Nov 2011
Columbia University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia Business School - Marketing, Columbia University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Management & Psychology
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Lateral Prefrontal Cortex And Self-Control In Intertemporal Choice

Nature Neuroscience, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 538-539, 2010
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Columbia University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Management & Psychology
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Do High Stakes and Competition Undermine Fairness? Evidence from Russia

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Nov 2002
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics and Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) - Institute of Psychology
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Reciprocity, Fairness, Competitive Markets, Incentives, Stake Size

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The Role of Equality, Efficiency, and Rawlsian Motives in Social Preferences: A Reply to Engelmann and Strobel

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Jul 2004
Ernst Fehr and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Social Preferences, Inequity Aversion, Efficiency preferences

The Development of Egalitarianism, Altruism, Spite and Parochialism in Childhood and Adolescence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5530
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Mar 2011
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Innsbruck - Department of Public Finance and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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other-regarding preferences, egalitarianism, altruism, spite, parochialism, experiments with children and adolescents

The Development of Egalitarianism, Altruism, Spite and Parochialism in Childhood and Adolescence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3361
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Mar 2011
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Innsbruck - Department of Public Finance and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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other-regarding preferences, egalitarianism, altruism, spite, parochialism, experiments with children and adolescents

Tastes, Castes, and Culture: The Influence of Society on Preferences

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5760
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ernst Fehr and Karla Hoff
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Biodiversity, Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Cultural Policy, Gender and Social Development

Tastes, Castes, and Culture: The Influence of Society on Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5919
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
Ernst Fehr and Karla Hoff
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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endogenous preferences, culture, caste, frames, anchors, elicitation devices

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Limited Rationality and Strategic Interaction - the Impact of the Strategic Environment on Nominal Inertia

CAMA Working Paper No. 26/2007, Econometrica Vol. 76, No. 2, pp. 353-394, 2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2008
Ernst Fehr and Jean-Robert Tyran
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Vienna
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Deception and Incentives: How Dishonesty Undermines Effort Provision

University of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 341, IZA Discussion Paper No. 3200
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Dec 2007
Florian Ederer and Ernst Fehr
Yale School of Management and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Deception, Dishonesty, Communication, Cheap Talk, Dynamic Tournaments

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Does Money Illusion Matter? An Experimental Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 174; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 184
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Ernst Fehr and Jean-Robert Tyran
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Vienna
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Money Illusion, Nominal Inertia, Sticky Prices, Non-Neutrality of Money

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The Behavioral Effects of Minimum Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1625
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jun 2005
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Christian Zehnder
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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minimum wages, labor market, monopsony, fairness, reservation wages, entitlement

The Behavioral Effects of Minimum Wages

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5115
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Christian Zehnder
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Minimum wages, labor market, monopsony, fairness, reservation wages, entitlement

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Driving Forces of Informal Sanctions

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 59
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Nov 2001
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics
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Do Professional Norms in the Banking Industry Favor Risk-Taking?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6398
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Apr 2017
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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risk culture, banking industry, experiment

Do Professional Norms in the Banking Industry Favor Risk-Taking?

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 244
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Mar 2017
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Risk culture, banking industry, experiment

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Contracts as Reference Points: Experimental Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3889
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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contracts, reference points, experiment

Contracts as Reference Points - Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Contracts, Reference Points, Experiment

Contracts as Reference Points - Experimental Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w14501
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Social Norms, Endogenous Sorting and the Culture of Cooperation

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No 267, Revised version
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2018
Ernst Fehr and Tony Williams
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Social Psychology
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Cooperation, punishment, endogenous institutions, public goods

Social Norms, Endogenous Sorting and the Culture of Cooperation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7003
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jun 2018
Ernst Fehr and Tony Williams
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Social Psychology
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cooperation, punishment, endogenous institutions, public goods

Social Norms, Endogenous Sorting and the Culture of Cooperation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11457
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 May 2018
Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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cooperation, punishment, endogenous institutions, public goods

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Do Workers Work More When Wages are High?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1002
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Ernst Fehr and Lorenz Goette
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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labor supply, intertemporal substitution, loss aversion

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Spite and Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4619
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
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Economic Theory & Research, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress, Gender and Social Development

59.

Driving Forces Behind Informal Sanctions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1635
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
Armin Falk, Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics
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sanctioning, cooperation, social norm, reciprocity, fairness, spitefulness

60.
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Does Money Illusion Matter?

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Feb 2000 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2012
Ernst Fehr and Jean-Robert Tyran
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Vienna
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money illusion, nominal inertia, sticky prices, non-neutrality of money

Does Money Illusion Matter?

American Economic Review, Vol. 91, No. 5, pp. 1239-62, December 2001
Posted: 18 Dec 2002
Ernst Fehr and Jean-Robert Tyran
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Vienna

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Money Illusion, Nominal Inertia, Sticky Prices, Non-neutrality of Money

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Fair Wages and Effort Provision: Combining Evidence from the Lab and the Field

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jan 2013
Alain Cohn, Ernst Fehr and Lorenz Goette
University of Michigan, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Fairness Perception, Positive Reciprocity, Field Experiment, Wage Increase

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Loss Aversion and Labor Supply

IZA Discussion Paper No. 927; University of Zurich, IEWW Working Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Dec 2003
Lorenz Goette, David Huffman and Ernst Fehr
University of Lausanne, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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labor supply, intertemporal substitution, loss aversion, reference dependent preferences

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Behavioral Foundations of Corporate Culture

University of Zurich, UBS International Center of Economics in Society, Public Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jan 2019
Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Corporate Culture, Social Norms

Caste and Punishment: The Legacy of Caste Culture in Norm Enforcement

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5040
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Gender and Social Development, Corruption & Anitcorruption Law, Anthropology, Access to Finance, Social Inclusion & Institutions

Caste and Punishment: The Legacy of Caste Culture in Norm Enforcement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4343
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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social norms, informal sanctions, third party punishment, endogenous social preferences, social exclusion, collective action, caste

Caste and Punishment: The Legacy of Caste Culture in Norm Enforcement

The Economic Journal, Vol. 121, Issue 556, pp. F449-F475, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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The Causal Effect of Trust

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 304
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Nov 2018
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Zurich
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trust, causality, equilibrium selection, belief distortions, incomplete contracts, screening, institutions

The Causal Effect of Trust

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 10 Nov 2018
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Zurich
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Trust, Causality, Equilibrium Selection, Belief Distortions, Incomplete Contracts, Screening, Institutions

The Causal Effect of Trust

CESifo Working Paper No. 7324
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Zurich
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trust, causality, equilibrium selection, belief distortions, incomplete contracts, screening, institutions

The Causal Effect of Trust

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11917
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Zurich
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trust, causality, equilibrium selection, belief distortions, incomplete contracts, screening, institutions

How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Contractual reference points, informal agreements, renegotiation, experiment

How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Incomplete Contracts, Contractual Reference Points, Renegotiation, Informal Agreements, Laboratory Experiment

How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

NBER Working Paper No. w17545
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2011
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6095
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Nov 2011
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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contracts, reference points, fairness, renegotiation, informal agreement

The Many Faces of Human Sociality: Uncovering the Distribution and Stability of Social Preferences

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5744
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 12 Mar 2016
Adrian Bruhin, Ernst Fehr and Daniel Schunk
ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management
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social preferences, heterogeneity, stability, finite mixture models

The Many Faces of Human Sociality: Uncovering the Distribution and Stability of Social Preferences

CESifo Working Paper No. 7240
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
Adrian Bruhin, Ernst Fehr and Daniel Schunk
ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management
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social preferences, heterogeneity, stability, finite mixture models

The Many Faces of Human Sociality: Uncovering the Distribution and Stability of Social Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11815
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Adrian Bruhin, Ernst Fehr and Daniel Schunk
ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management
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social preferences, heterogeneity, stability, finite mixture models

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Reputation and Credit Market Formation: How Relational Incentives and Legal Contract Enforcement Interact

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4351
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Ernst Fehr and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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credit markets, relationship lending, reputation formation, legal enforcement

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Robustness and Real Consequences of Nominal Wage Rigidity

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 335; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Nov 2000
Ernst Fehr and Lorenz Goette
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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The Ambiguity Triangle: Uncovering Fundamental Patterns of Behavior Under Uncertainty

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5420
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Daniel Burghart, Thomas Epper and Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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uncertainty, ambiguity triangle

The Ambiguity Triangle: Uncovering Fundamental Patterns of Behavior Under Uncertainty

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9150
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Daniel Burghart, Thomas Epper and Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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uncertainty, risk preferences

The Ambiguity Triangle: Uncovering Fundamental Patterns of Behavior Under Uncertainty

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 196
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Jul 2015
Daniel Burghart, Thomas Epper and Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Behavior under Uncertainty, Ambiguity Preferences, Heterogeneity, Probability Triangle, Ambiguity Triangle

On Reputation: A Microfoundation of Contract Enforcement and Price Rigidity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3655
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen and University of Lausanne
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wage rigidity, price rigidity, relational contracts, reciprocity, reputation

On Reputation: A Microfoundation of Contract Enforcement and Price Rigidity

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Aug 2008
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen and University of Lausanne
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Reputation, Reciprocity, Relational Contracts, Price Rigidity, Wage Rigidity

On Reputation: A Microfoundation of Contract Enforcement and Price Rigidity

The Economic Journal, Vol. 119, Issue 536, pp. 333-353, March 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Ernst Fehr and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Discretion, Productivity, and Work Satisfaction

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Jun 2012
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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high-performance work systems, wages, discretion, gift exchange, job satisfaction

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Revealed Preferences in a Sequential Prisoners' Dilemma: A Horse-Race between Six Utility Functions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6358
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Hanken School of Economics - Department of Economics, Goethe University Frankfurt, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics
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cooperation, prisoners’ dilemma, other-regarding preferences, categorical imperative, consensus effect, optimism

Big Experimenter is Watching You! Anonymity and Prosocial Behavior in the Laboratory

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Scrutiny, anonymity, laboratory experiments, prosocial behavior

Big Experimenter is Watching You! Anonymity and Prosocial Behavior in the Laboratory

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5925
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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laboratory experiments, anonymity, scrutiny, prosocial behavior

The Role of Bounded Rationality and Imperfect Information in Subgame Perfect Implementation: An Empirical Investigation

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 189
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Apr 2015
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Melbourne
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Implementation theory, incomplete contracts, experiments

The Role of Bounded Rationality and Imperfect Information in Subgame Perfect Implementation - An Empirical Investigation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5300
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Apr 2015
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Melbourne
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implementation theory, incomplete contracts, experiments

The Role of Bounded Rationality and Imperfect Information in Subgame Perfect Implementation: An Empirical Investigation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8971
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Melbourne
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implementation theory, incomplete contracts, experiments

Handing Out Guns at a Knife Fight: Behavioral Limitations of Subgame-Perfect Implementation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4948
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Sep 2014
Ernst Fehr, Michael Powell and Tom Wilkening
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Management & Strategy and University of Melbourne
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implementation theory, incomplete contracts, experiments

Handing Out Guns at a Knife Fight: Behavioral Limitations of Subgame-Perfect Implementation

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Ernst Fehr, Michael Powell and Tom Wilkening
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Management & Strategy and University of Melbourne
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Implementation Theory, Incomplete Contracts, Experiments

Handing Out Guns at a Knife Fight: Behavioral Limitations of Subgame-Perfect Implementation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8404
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Ernst Fehr, Michael Powell and Tom Wilkening
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Management & Strategy and University of Melbourne
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implementation theory, incomplete contracts, experiments

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The Dark Side of Personality: Anti-Sociality Increases Strategic Game Play

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2018-010/I
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Feb 2018
University of Zurich - Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Information Technology, Institut für Verkehrsplanung ETH Zürich, ETH Zurich and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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trust, reciprocity, punishment, anti-social, personality, individual differences

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The Two Faces of Independence: Betweenness and Homotheticity

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Nov 2014
Daniel Burghart, Thomas Epper and Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Revealed preferences, risk preferences, expected utility, independence axiom, betweenness, homotheticity, consumer choice, aggregation

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Self-Reinforcing Market Dominance

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 67, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
HEC Paris - Marketing, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Cost-reducing Investment, Asymmetric Oligopoly, Increasing

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Competition and Relational Contracts: The Role of Unemployment as a Disciplinary Device

IZA Working Paper No. 3345
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 May 2008
Martin Brown, Armin Falk and Ernst Fehr
University of St. Gallen, briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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relational contracts, involuntary unemployment

81.
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Health Effects on Children’s Willingness to Compete

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 May 2011 Last Revised: 27 May 2011
Björn Bartling, Ernst Fehr and Daniel Schunk
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management
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willingness to compete, non-cognitive skills, human capital, health, household survey studies

Health Effects on Children’s Willingness to Compete

SOEPpaper No. 381
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Björn Bartling, Ernst Fehr and Daniel Schunk
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management
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willingness to compete, non-cognitive skills, human capital, health, household survey studies

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A Nationwide Laboratory Examining Trust and Trustworthiness by Integrating Behavioural Experiments into Representative Surveys

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3858
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Jun 2003
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics, NFO Infratest Sozialforschung, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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Experiment, survey, trust, trustworthiness, altruism

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Eyes are on Us, But Nobody Cares: Are Eye Cues Relevant for Strong Reciprocity?

Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Vol. 277(1686), pp. 1315-1323, 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Ernst Fehr and Frédéric Schneider
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
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Trust Game, Experiment, Reputation, Evolutionary Psychology, Reciprocity, Eye Cues

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Disrupting the Prefrontal Cortex Diminishes the Human Ability to Build a Good Reputation

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), Vol. 106(49), pp. 20895-20899, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Aug 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Trust Game, Reputation Concerns

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Neuroeconomic Foundation of Trust and Social Preferences

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5127
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics and Goethe University Frankfurt
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Neuroconomic, social preferences, foundation of trust

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The Role of Equality and Efficiency in Social Preferences

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5368
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Feb 2006
Ernst Fehr, Michael Naef and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of London, Royal Holloway College - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Social preferences, inequity aversion, preferences for efficiency

Time Will Tell: Recovering Preferences when Choices Are Noisy

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 306
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Nov 2018
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Revealed preference, random utility models, response times

Time Will Tell: Recovering Preferences When Choices are Noisy

CESifo Working Paper No. 7333
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
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revealed preference, random utility models, response times

Time Will Tell: Recovering Preferences When Choices are Noisy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11918
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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revealed preference, random utility models, response times

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Is Strong Reciprocity a Maladaption? On the Evolutionary Foundations of Human Altruism

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3860
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jun 2003
Ernst Fehr and Joe Henrich
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia
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Reciprocity, maladaption, evolutionary foundations, human altruism

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Health Effects on Children's Willingness to Compete

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5740
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 May 2011
Björn Bartling, Ernst Fehr and Daniel Schunk
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management
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willingness to compete, non-cognitive skills, human capital, health, household survey studies

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Fairness and Incentives in a Multi-Task Principle-Agent Model

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4464
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Aug 2004
Ernst Fehr and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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Incentives, moral hazard, multiple tasks, fairness, experiments

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Introduction: Tastes, Castes and Culture: The Influence of Society on Preferences

The Economic Journal, Vol. 121, Issue 556, pp. F396-F412, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Ernst Fehr and Karla Hoff
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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On Inequity Aversion: A Reply to Binmore and Shaked

Posted: 10 Mar 2009
Ernst Fehr and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics

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Experiments, other-regarding preferences, inequity aversion

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Human Motivation and Social Cooperation: Experimental and Analytical Foundations

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 33, August 2007
Posted: 20 Dec 2007
Ernst Fehr and Herbert Gintis
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Santa Fe Institute

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social order, social exchange, cooperation, punishment, strong reciprocity

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Oxytocin Increases Trust in Humans

Nature, Vol. 435, No. 2, pp. 673-676, June 2005
Posted: 03 Jul 2005
Goethe University Frankfurt, University of Zurich - Psychology Institute, Claremont Graduate University - Center for Neuroeconomics Studies, University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Trust, oxytocin, prosocial behavior

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Third Party Punishment and Social Norms

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 106
Posted: 02 Feb 2004
Ernst Fehr and Urs Fischbacher
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics

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Social norm, sanction, punishment, strong reciprocity, social preference, third party

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A Simple Mechanism for the Efficient Provision of Public Goods - Experimental Evidence

American Economic Review, March 2000
Posted: 16 Feb 2000
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics

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Wage Rigidity in a Competitive Incomplete Contract Market

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, No. 1, February 1999
Posted: 19 Jan 1999
Ernst Fehr and Armin Falk
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and briq - Institute on Behavior & Inequality

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