Bruno S. Frey

CREMA

Research Director

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University of Basel

Permanent Visiting Professor

Peter Merian-Weg 6

Basel, 4002

Switzerland

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Scholarly Papers (164)

Motivation Crowding Theory: A Survey of Empirical Evidence

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 26; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 245
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Apr 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Reto Jegen
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 4,037 (1,611)
Citation 107

Abstract:

Crowding Effect, Intrinsic Motivation, Principal-Agent Theory, Economic Psychology, Experiments

Motivation Crowding Theory: A Survey of Empirical Evidence

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 589-611, 2001
Posted: 29 Oct 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Reto Jegen
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Crowding effect, intrinsic motivation, principal-agent theory, economic psychology, experiments

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Motivation, Knowledge Transfer, and Organizational Forms

IEER Working Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Aug 2000
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 2,353 (3,965)
Citation 99

Abstract:

Motivation, Knowledge Transfer, Tacit Knowledge, Crowding Effects, Firm Theory, Resource-based View

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What can Economists Learn from Happiness Research?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 503; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 May 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 1,688 (7,043)
Citation 329

Abstract:

Economics, Economic Welfare, Subjective Well-Being, Utility

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Genes, Economics, and Happiness

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2946
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
University of Oxford, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences and CREMA
Downloads 1,625 (8,065)
Citation 100

Abstract:

happiness, subjective well-being, genetics

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How to Fight Terrorism: Alternatives to Deterrence

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Apr 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Simon Luechinger
CREMA and University of Lucerne
Downloads 1,296 (10,550)
Citation 31

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Terrorism, Deterrence, Decentralisation, Opportunity Cost, Rational Choice, Motivation

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Yes, Managers Should be Paid Like Bureaucrats

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1379; IEW Working Paper No. 187
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Margit Osterloh
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 881 (20,041)
Citation 37

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Agency theory, intrinsic motivation, crowding theory, management compensation, pay for performance, organizational citzenship

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Testing Theories of Happiness

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 147
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 May 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 869 (16,513)
Citation 9

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aspiration level, marriage, relative income, subjective well-being, utility

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Corporate Governance for Crooks? The Case for Corporate Virtue

ZEW Working Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Sep 2003
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 734 (24,990)
Citation 19

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Corporate Virtue, fraud, intrinsic motivation, crowding theory, pay for performance, employee participation

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Downloads 731 ( 27,503)
Citation 43

Calculating Tragedy: Assessing the Costs of Terrorism

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1341; IEW Working Paper No. 205
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 715 (27,939)
Citation 43

Abstract:

Terrorism, subjective well-being, life satisfaction, utility loss

Calculating Tragedy: Assessing the Costs of Terrorism

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 1-24, February 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jan 2007
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 16 (487,874)
Citation 43
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Corporate Governance: What Can We Learn from Public Governance?

Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Matthias Benz and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
Downloads 689 (29,088)
Citation 20

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corporate governance, public governance, agency theory, democratic institutions

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Citation 22

Valuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1158
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 563 (38,586)
Citation 22

Abstract:

life satisfaction approach, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, subjective well-being, and terrorism

Valuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach

IEW Working Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jun 2004
Alois Stutzer, Simon Luechinger and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lucerne and CREMA
Downloads 120 (197,576)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Life satisfaction approach, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, subjective well-being and terrorism

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Environmental Morale and Motivation

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 651 (23,226)
Citation 10

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environmental morale, environmental policy, motivation crowding, pro-social preferences, public good problem

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More Order with Less Law: On Contract Enforcement, Trust and Crowding

KSG Working Paper No. 00-009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jul 2000
Iris Bohnet, Bruno S. Frey and Steffen Huck
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), CREMA and University College London - Department of Economics
Downloads 629 (32,652)
Citation 72

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Does Marriage Make People Happy, or Do Happy People Get Married?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1811
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 567 (34,476)
Citation 34

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division of labor, marriage, selection, subjective well-being

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Deterrence and Morale in Taxation: An Empirical Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 760
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Nov 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Lars P. Feld
CREMA and Walter Eucken Institute
Downloads 553 (25,232)
Citation 20

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Noblesse Oblige? Determinants of Survival in a Life and Death Situation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2425
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
CREMA, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 547 (38,492)
Citation 1

Abstract:

decision under pressure, altruism, social norms, interdependent preferences, excess of demand

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Awards as Incentives

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 334
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2008
Susanne Neckermann and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
Downloads 544 (35,283)
Citation 10

Abstract:

incentives, non-monetary compensation, awards, motivation, experiment

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The Economics of Museums

Institute for Empirical Economic Research Working Paper No. 149
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Jan 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 539 (30,915)
Citation 6

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Terrorism: Deterrence May Backfire

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Apr 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Simon Luechinger
CREMA and University of Lucerne
Downloads 539 (34,756)
Citation 6

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Terrorism, Deterrence, Decentralization, Democracy, Federalism, Market Economy, Rational Choice, Motivation

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Happiness Research: State and Prospects

IEW Working Paper No. 190
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 530 (40,269)
Citation 29

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Causality, cost-benefit analysis, happiness research, life satisfaction approach

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Should National Happiness Be Maximized?

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 306
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Oct 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 526 (29,501)
Citation 5

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Economic policy, happiness, life satisfaction, political economy, social welfare

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The Corporate Governance of Benedictine Abbeys: What can Stock Corporations Learn from Monasteries?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 May 2008
Katja Rost, Emil Inauen, Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 511 (41,206)
Citation 1

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Corporate Governance, Principal-Agency-Theory, Psychological Economics, Monasteries, Benedictine Order

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The Value of Autonomy: Evidence from the Self-Employed in 23 Countries

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 173
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jan 2004
Matthias Benz and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
Downloads 500 (35,641)
Citation 16

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self-employment, autonomy, job satisfaction, procedural utility

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Maximising Happiness?

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 481 (44,288)
Citation 8

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Happiness, Economy and Institutions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 246
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 475 (36,881)
Citation 140

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Introducing Procedural Utility: Not Only What, But Also How Matters

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 129
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Nov 2002
Matthias Benz, Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 466 (43,886)
Citation 66

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Procedural utility, outcome utility, institutions

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Tax Evasion in Switzerland: The Roles of Deterrence and Tax Morale

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2006
Lars P. Feld and Bruno S. Frey
Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
Downloads 455 (38,492)
Citation 1

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Tax Evasion, Tax Morale, Deterrence, Responsive Regulation

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The Rise and Fall of Festivals - Reflections on the Salzburg Festival

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Oct 2000
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 450 (39,238)
Citation 2

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Cultural Economics, Festivals, Opera, Government Support, Subsidies, Regulation

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Shareholders Should Welcome Employees as Directors

IEW Working Paper No. 228
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 449 (49,084)
Citation 22

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Conflict management, corporate governance, agency theory, firm-specific investment, knowledge capital

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Stress That Doesn't Pay Off: The Commuting Paradox

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1278; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Sep 2004
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 448 (49,889)
Citation 19

Abstract:

location theory, commuting, compensating variation, subjective well-being

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From Imperialism to Inspiration: A Survey of Economics and Psychology

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Sep 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Matthias Benz
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 423 (47,816)
Citation 12

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What is an Award Worth? An Econometric Assessment of the Impact of Awards on Employee Performance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2657
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 May 2009
Susanne Neckermann, Reto Cueni and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
Downloads 413 (44,749)
Citation 3

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Awards, Motivation, Non-monetary Compensation, Event-Study, Incentives

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Publishing as Prostitution? Choosing Between One's Own Ideas and Academic Failure

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Nov 2002
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 412 (52,432)
Citation 27

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academic market, publications, economics of economics, intellectual prostitution

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What Happiness Research Can Tell Us About Self-Control Problems and Utility Misprediction

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1952, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 267
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 411 (43,886)
Citation 7

Abstract:

adaptation, individual decision-making, revealed preference, self-control, subjective well-being, utility misprediction

The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2836
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Nov 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 362 (66,902)
Citation 2

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life satisfaction approach, subjective well-being, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, air pollution

The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4478
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 46 (349,098)
Citation 2

Abstract:

life satisfaction approach, subjective well-being, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, air pollution

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Measuring Terrorism

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Simon Luechinger
CREMA and University of Lucerne
Downloads 401 (44,865)
Citation 6

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Being Independent is a Great Thing: Subjective Evaluations of Self-Employment and Hierarchy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 959; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Mar 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Matthias Benz
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 389 (61,482)
Citation 58

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Procedural Utility, Institutions, Hierarchy, Self-Employment, Job Satisfaction

Being Independent is a Great Thing: Subjective Evaluations of Self-Employment and Hierarchy

Economica, Vol. 75, Issue 298, pp. 362-383, May 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Apr 2008
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 7 (538,966)
Citation 58
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Direct Democracy: Designing a Living Constitution

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 167
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Oct 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 387 (55,906)
Citation 8

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collective decision-making, constitutional design, constitutional economics, direct democracy

Tax Compliance as the Result of a Psychological Tax Contract: The Role of Incentives and Responsive Regulation

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 May 2006
Lars P. Feld and Bruno S. Frey
Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
Downloads 364 (66,480)
Citation 26

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Tax Compliance, Positive and Negative Incentives, Responsive Regulation

Tax Compliance as the Result of a Psychological Tax Contract: The Role of Incentives and Responsive Regulation

Law & Policy, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 102-120, January 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Jan 2007
Lars P. Feld and Bruno S. Frey
Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
Downloads 19 (470,580)
Citation 26
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Withering Academia?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3209
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 381 (61,341)
Citation 2

Abstract:

academia, universities, research, rankings, publications, fraud

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Why Kill Politicians? A Rational Choice Analysis of Political Assassinations

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Jun 2007
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 377 (53,561)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Rational choice, democracy, dictatorship, assassination, deterrence

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Surviving the Titanic Disaster: Economic, Natural and Social Determinants

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2551
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Feb 2009
Bruno S. Frey, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
CREMA, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 375 (50,018)
Citation 1

Abstract:

decision under pressure, tragic events and disasters, survival, quasi-natural experiment, altruism

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Does Economics Have an Effect? Towards an Economics of Economics

Working Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Apr 2000
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 373 (62,630)
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Museums Between Private and Public the Case of the Beyeler Museum in Basle

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 116
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Dec 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 351 (51,103)
Citation 2

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Museums, special exhibitions, state support, cultural economics

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Downloads 348 ( 70,724)
Citation 10

Do Rankings Reflect Research Quality?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2443
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Katja Rost
CREMA and University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science
Downloads 190 (133,438)
Citation 10

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rankings, universities, scholars, publications, citations

Do Rankings Reflect Research Quality?

Univ. of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 390
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Katja Rost
CREMA and University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science
Downloads 158 (157,729)
Citation 10

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Rankings, Universities, Scholars, Publications, Citations

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Awards - The Neglected Incentives

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 336 (68,424)

Abstract:

incentives, motivation, non-monetary compensation, awards, orders

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Evaluations: Hidden Costs, Questionable Benefits, and Superior Alternatives

University of Zurich IEW Working Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Sep 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Margit Osterloh
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 334 (64,829)
Citation 8

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Evaluation, rankings, hidden costs, multi taskng, intrinsic motivation, control

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Towards a Constitutional Theory of Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Sep 2006
Matthias Benz and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
Downloads 326 (71,937)
Citation 1

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corporate governance

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Managerial Power and Compensation

University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Feb 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Marcel Kucher
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 324 (72,641)
Citation 3

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Pro-Social Behavior, Reciprocity or Both?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 750; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Mar 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 314 (70,969)
Citation 16

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Public Goods, Pro-social behavior, Reciprocity, Donation

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Citation 7

World Heritage: Where are We? An Empirical Analysis

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 462
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Feb 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Paolo Pamini
CREMA and ETH Zurich
Downloads 137 (177,888)
Citation 7

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World Heritage: Where are We? An Empirical Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2919
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Paolo Pamini
CREMA and ETH Zurich
Downloads 136 (178,917)
Citation 7

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World Heritage: Where are We? An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Apr 2011
Bruno S. Frey and Paolo Pamini
CREMA and ETH Zurich
Downloads 37 (381,230)
Citation 7

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Knight Fever - Towards an Economics of Awards

CESifo Working Paper No. 1468; IEW Working Paper No. 239
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 May 2005
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 284 (75,684)
Citation 11

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Incentives, motivation, awards, orders, distinction, principal-agent

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Citation 22

Economic Consequences of Mispredicting Utility

IEW Working Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 264 (95,858)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Adaptation, extrinsic/intrinsic attributes, individual decision-making, misprediction, subjective well-being, time allocation

Economic Consequences of Mispredicting Utility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7430
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 14 (499,730)
Citation 22

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adaptation, extrinsic/intrinsic attributes, individual decision-making, misprediction, subjective well-being, time allocation

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Awards at Work

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 12-004
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Susanne Neckermann, Reto Cueni and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
Downloads 198 (128,972)
Citation 3

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Awards, Motivation, Non-monetary Compensation, Insider Econometrics

Awards at Work

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Susanne Neckermann, Reto Cueni and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
Downloads 75 (271,864)
Citation 3

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Awards, Motivation, Non-monetary Compensation, Insider Econometrics

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A Utopia? Government without Territorial Monopoly

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 47
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Aug 2000
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 266 (86,631)
Citation 8

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Federalism, Constitutional Economics, Public Choice, Monopoly On Territory

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Citation 3

Pay as You Go: A New Proposal for Museum Pricing

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3045
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 May 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 166 (151,035)
Citation 3

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Prices, Museums, Culture, Donations, Homo Oeconomicus

Pay as You Go: A New Proposal for Museum Pricing

IEW Working Paper No. 485
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 May 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 96 (232,400)
Citation 3

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Prices, museums, culture, donations, homo oeconomicus

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Shareholders Should Welcome Knowledge Workers as Directors

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 May 2006
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 261 (94,825)
Citation 22

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Corporate governance, shareholders, board directors, insiders, firm-specific knowledge

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Relative Income Position and Performance: An Empirical Panel Analysis

FEEM Working Paper No. 39.2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Mar 2006
Benno Torgler, Sascha L. Schmidt and Bruno S. Frey
Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - Institute for Sports, Business & Society and CREMA
Downloads 243 (83,675)
Citation 5

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Relative Income, Positional Concerns, Envy, Performance, Social Integration

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Art Fakes - What Fakes?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Apr 2000
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 242 (100,332)
Citation 1

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History As Reflected In Capital Markets: The Case of World War II

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Marcel Kucher
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 236 (105,069)
Citation 23

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Direct Democracy for Transition Countries

IEW Working Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Sep 2003
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 233 (98,691)
Citation 6

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Direct democracy, referenda, initiatives, political participation, citizens, democratic rights, transition economies

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Tax Morale and Conditional Cooperation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 May 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Benno Torgler
CREMA and Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies
Downloads 224 (102,887)
Citation 26

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tax morale, tax compliance, tax evasion, pro-social behavior, institutions

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Back to the Future - A Monastic Perspective on Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Emil Inauen, Katja Rost, Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science, University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science, University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 223 (107,886)

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Corporate Governance, Financial Crisis, Psychological Economics, Monasteries, Principal Agency Theory, Benedictine Order

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Matching Donations: Subsidizing Charitable Giving in a Field Experiment

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 181
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 May 2004
Stephan Meier and Bruno S. Frey
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and CREMA
Downloads 222 (99,924)
Citation 1

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Public Goods, Field Experiment, Matching Mechanism, Donations

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Happiness of Economists

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5099
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Dec 2014
Lars P. Feld, Sarah Necker and Bruno S. Frey
Walter Eucken Institute, University of Freiburg and CREMA
Downloads 221 (102,497)

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happiness, academic labor market, extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, publish or perish

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Trust Breeds Trust: How Taxpayers Are Treated

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 322; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 98
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Apr 2001
Lars P. Feld and Bruno S. Frey
Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
Downloads 221 (99,924)
Citation 55

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Tax evasion, tax authority, tax compliance, direct democracy

67.

Beyond Bentham-Measuring Procedural Utility

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 492, IEER Working Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Apr 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 218 (108,365)
Citation 24

Abstract:

Procedural Utility, Subjective Well-Being, Political Participation, Participation Rights

68.
Downloads 206 (123,873)
Citation 6

Economists in the Pits?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2594
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 May 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 177 (142,505)
Citation 6

Abstract:

academia, economists, publication, journals, incentives, economic methodology

Economists in the PITS?

IEW Working Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 29 (415,465)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Academia, economists, publication, journals, incentives, economic methodology

69.

Two Concerns about Rational Choice: Indoctrination and Imperialism

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Feb 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 205 (111,172)

Abstract:

Rational Choice, Public Goods, Giving Behavior, Education, Behavioral Economics

70.

Research Governance in Academia: Are There Alternatives to Academic Rankings?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2797, IEW Working Paper No. 423
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 203 (113,636)
Citation 1

Abstract:

peer reviews, rankings, research governance, agency theory, psychological economics, new public management, economics of science, control theory

71.

Europe's Eminent Economists: A Quantitative Analysis

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 57
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Oct 2000
Reiner Eichenberger and Bruno S. Frey
University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science and CREMA
Downloads 201 (125,027)
Citation 3

Abstract:

72.

Economics and Psychology: Imperialism or Inspiration?

1st IESE Conference, "Humanizing the Firm & Management Profession", Barcelona, IESE Business School, June 30-July 2, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Matthias Benz
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 199 (122,738)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Economics and psychology, behavioral economics, social science paradigm

73.

TV Channels, Self Control and Happiness

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 301
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Aug 2006
Christine Benesch, Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
University of St. Gallen, CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 195 (119,970)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Self-control, over-consumption, life satisfaction, experienced utility, TV viewing

74.

Political Economy: Success or Failure?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3684
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jan 2012
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 189 (126,802)

Abstract:

75.

Happiness: The Economic Analysis (German)

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics University of Zurich Working Paper No. 417
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 189 (116,128)

Abstract:

happiness, life satisfaction, economics, income, terrorism

76.

Does Watching TV Make Us Happy?

IEW Working Paper No. 241
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Bruno S. Frey, Christine Benesch and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of St. Gallen and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 186 (121,082)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Life satisfaction, mispredicting utility, revealed behavior, self-control problem, TV consumption

Awards in Economics - Towards a New Field of Inquiry

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2515
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jan 2009
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 124 (192,710)

Abstract:

awards, non-monetary incentives, economics of economics

Awards in Economics - Towards a New Field of Inquiry

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Dec 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (312,942)

Abstract:

Awards, non-monetary incentives, economics of economics

78.

Political Economists are Neither Selfish nor Indoctrinated

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 490; IEER Working Paper No. 69
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Feb 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 182 (132,260)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Economists, Public Good, Giving Behaviour, Education, Selection

79.

Evaluitis - A New Illness (Evaluitis - Eine Neue Krankheit)

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 168 (140,466)

Abstract:

Evaluation, Performance, Selection, Research, Incentives

80.

Blood and Ink! The Common-Interest-Game Between Terrorists and the Media

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 May 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Dominic Rohner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 166 (117,727)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Terrorism, media, common-interest-game, coordination, conflict.

81.

Selfish and Indoctrinated Economists?

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 103
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Feb 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 165 (136,329)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Economists, Public Good, Giving Behaviour, Education, Selection

82.

How Government Bond Prices Reflect Wartime Events. The Case of the Stockholm Market

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 102
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Feb 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Daniel Waldenström
CREMA and Research Institute of Industrial Economics
Downloads 162 (141,115)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Financial Markets, Economic History, WWII, Europe, Cliometrics

83.

The As-Is Journal Review Process: Let Authors Own Their Ideas

IEW Working Paper No. 280
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Eric W. K. Tsang
CREMA and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School
Downloads 159 (152,605)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Journals, reviews, authors, submissions

84.

The Role of Direct Democracy and Federalism in Local Power

IEW Working Paper No. 209
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 158 (140,466)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Collective decision-making, constitutional design, constitutional economics, direct democracy, fiscal federalism, local governance, local power, participation

85.

Academics Appreciate Awards - A New Aspect of Incentives in Research

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2531
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Dec 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 154 (122,738)

Abstract:

Awards, Money, Incentives, Academia, Research

86.

Awards: A View from Psychological Economics

University of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 357
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jan 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 154 (137,663)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Awards, compensation, incentives, principal-agent, honors and distinctions

87.

Taxation and Conditional Cooperation

CREMA Working Paper No. 2004-20
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Bruno S. Frey and Benno Torgler
CREMA and Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies
Downloads 152 (147,874)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Tax morale, tax compliance, tax evasion, pro-social behavior

88.

Why Economists Disregard Economic Methodology

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Nov 2000
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 152 (160,118)

Abstract:

89.

'Just Forget It' Memory Distortion as Bounded Rationality

IEW Working Paper No. 192
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jun 2004
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 146 (158,387)

Abstract:

Memory, bounded rationality, learning, retention, ironic process theory, principal agency

90.

Making International Organizations More Democratic

IEW Working Paper No. 217, Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 305-330, 2005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 140 (162,866)
Citation 2

Abstract:

international organizations, initiative, random selection, recall, referendum

Making World Heritage Truly Global: The Culture Certificate Scheme

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2745
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Aug 2009
Bruno S. Frey and Paolo Pamini
CREMA and ETH Zurich
Downloads 99 (227,492)
Citation 7

Abstract:

global public good, World Heritage, Cultural Certificates, monuments, UNESCO

Making World Heritage Truly Global: The Culture Certificate Scheme

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 419
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey and Paolo Pamini
CREMA and ETH Zurich
Downloads 40 (369,907)
Citation 7

Abstract:

global public good, world heritage, cultural certificates, monuments, UNESCO

92.

Punishment - And Beyond

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2706
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 138 (161,011)
Citation 1

Abstract:

crime, punishment, incentives, motivation, framing, broken window theory

93.

Wars And Markets: How Bond Values Reflect World War II

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 221
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Jun 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Marcel Kucher
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 138 (169,489)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Financial markets, economic history, WWII, Europe, cliometrics

94.

Recent Developments in the Economics of Happiness: A Selective Overview

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7078
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 137 (82,400)

Abstract:

happiness, individual welfare, Life Satisfaction Approach, subjective well-being

95.
Downloads 134 (180,544)
Citation 2

Politicians: Be Killed or Survive

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2483
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Dec 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Benno Torgler
CREMA and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 93 (237,402)
Citation 2

Abstract:

assassinations, rational choice, governance, democracy, dictatorship, deterrence, protection

Politicians: Be Killed or Survive

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Benno Torgler
CREMA and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 41 (366,237)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Assassinations, rational choice, governance, democracy, dictatorship, deterrence, protection

96.

Community Enterprises - An Institutional Innovation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3428
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 May 2011
Bruno S. Frey, Roger Luethi and Margit Osterloh
CREMA, University of Zurich and University of Basel
Downloads 129 (168,502)

Abstract:

theory of the firm, organization theory, for-profit firms, community enterprise, Wikipedia

A Multiplicity of Approaches to Institutional Analysis: Applications to the Government and the Arts

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2727
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 79 (263,498)

Abstract:

Institutional Economics, Neoclassics, Psychological Economics, Behavioural Economics, institutions

A Multiplicity of Approaches to Institutional Analysis - Applications to the Government and the Arts

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 420
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 50 (336,559)

Abstract:

institutional economics, neoclassics, psychological economics, behavioural economics, institutions

98.
Downloads 126 (189,543)

Awards as Signals

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3229
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Oct 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 84 (253,600)

Abstract:

awards, signals, status, anonymity, globalization

Awards as Signals

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (362,700)

Abstract:

Awards, Signals, Status, Anonymity, Globalization

99.

Environmental and Pro-Social Norms: Evidence from 30 Countries

FEEM Working Paper No. 84.2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Sep 2007
Benno Torgler, Bruno S. Frey and Clevo Wilson
Queensland University of Technology, CREMA and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 126 (182,717)

Abstract:

Environmental Preferences, Environmental Morale, Conditional Cooperation, Pro-Social Behavior

100.
Downloads 126 (189,543)
Citation 32

Beyond Outcomes: Measuring Procedural Utility

University of Zurich Economics Working Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jul 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 126 (190,207)
Citation 32

Abstract:

Procedural utility, subjective well-being, political participation, participation

Beyond Outcomes: Measuring Procedural Utility

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 90-111, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics

Abstract:

101.

Flexible Citizenship for a Global Society

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Dec 2001
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 125 (186,098)

Abstract:

Citizenship, Public Goods, Political Competition

102.

Ich Bin Auch ein Lemming: Herding and Consumption Capital in Arts and Culture

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
Bruno S. Frey, Dominic Rohner and Anna Winestein
CREMA, University of Zurich and University of Oxford
Downloads 118 (189,543)

Abstract:

Art, Culture, Herding, Consumption Capital, Concentration

103.

Outcome, Process & Power In Direct Democracy New Econometric Results

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 25, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 222
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Bruno S. Frey, Marcel Kucher and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 111 (195,610)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Direct democracy, power, compensating wage differentials, satisfaction with life, process utility

104.

Overprotected Politicians

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 321, CESifo Working Paper No. 2019
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 May 2007
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 109 (196,805)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Politicians, rational choice, assassination, security, democracy, dictatorship

Does the John Bates Clark Medal Boost Subsequent Productivity and Citation Success?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4419
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
Ho Fai Chan, Bruno S. Frey, Jana Gallus and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, CREMA, UCLA Anderson and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 61 (304,849)

Abstract:

awards, incentives, research, John Bates Clark Medal, synthetic control method

Does the John Bates Clark Medal Boost Subsequent Productivity and Citation Success?

University of Zurich, Department of Economics Working Paper Series Paper No. 111
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Ho Fai Chan, Bruno S. Frey, Jana Gallus and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, CREMA, UCLA Anderson and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 44 (355,818)

Abstract:

Awards, Incentives, Research, John Bates Clark Medal, Synthetic control method

106.

Using Financial Markets to Analyze History: The Case of the Second World War

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Oct 2007
Bruno S. Frey and Daniel Waldenström
CREMA and Research Institute of Industrial Economics
Downloads 105 (200,579)
Citation 2

Abstract:

financial markets, government bonds, history, World War II

107.

Imbalance of World Heritage List: Did the UNESCO Strategy Work?

University of Zurich, Economics Working Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Apr 2011
Lasse Steiner and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich and CREMA
Downloads 104 (178,412)

Abstract:

UNESCO, international organizations, international political economy, global public goods, world heritage

108.

World Heritage List: Does it Make Sense?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3078
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 103 (203,245)
Citation 5

Abstract:

global public good, World Heritage, cultural certificates, monuments, UNESCO

109.

World Heritage List: Does It Make Sense?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 103 (158,387)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Global public good, world heritage, cultural certificates, monuments, UNESCO

110.

Two Utopias Beyond World Government and Anarchy

IEW Working Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Dec 2005
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 102 (205,872)

Abstract:

International Organizations, World Government, Autarchy, Globalization, Public

111.

Rankings Games

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Dec 2011
Bruno S. Frey and Margit Osterloh
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 101 (194,371)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Academic governance, rankings, motivation, selection, socialization

112.

What Determines the World Heritage List? An Econometric Analysis

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Mar 2011
Bruno S. Frey, Paolo Pamini and Lasse Steiner
CREMA, ETH Zurich and University of Zurich
Downloads 101 (193,169)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Global public goods, world heritage, international organizations, international political economy, culture

Tullock Challenges: Happiness, Revolutions and Democracy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3460
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 May 2011
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 53 (327,251)

Abstract:

happiness, social networks, constitutional economics, random mechanisms, public choice

Tullock Challenges: Happiness, Revolutions and Democracy

University of Zurich Economics Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 May 2011
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 43 (359,252)

Abstract:

Happiness, social networks, constitutional economics, random mechanisms, public choice

114.

Academic Rankings and Research Governance

IEW Working Paper No. 482
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 96 (204,592)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Peer reviews, rankings, research governance, psychological economics, new public management, economics of science, control theory

115.

Do Business Students Make Good Citizens?

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 148
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Aug 2003
Stephan Meier and Bruno S. Frey
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and CREMA
Downloads 90 (232,503)
Citation 5

Abstract:

116.

What is Economics? - Attitudes and Views of German Economists

IEW Working Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Dec 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Silke Humbert and Friedrich Schneider
CREMA, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
Downloads 85 (212,676)

Abstract:

Economics, economists, school of thought, neoclassics, homo oeconomicus

117.

A Proposal for a Flexible Europe

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Oct 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Reiner Eichenberger
CREMA and University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science
Downloads 81 (251,439)
Citation 3

Abstract:

118.

Punishment – and Beyond

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 418
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 79 (251,439)
Citation 1

Abstract:

crime, punishment, incentives, motivation, framing, Broken Window Theory

Commitment to Pay Taxes: A Field Experiment on the Importance of Promise

Tax and Transfer Policy Institute - Working Paper 10/2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
University of Osnabrück, Queensland University of Technology, Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
Downloads 45 (352,469)

Abstract:

Tax compliance, field experiment, commitment, promise, supportive incentives, psychological contract

Commitment to Pay Taxes: A Field Experiment on the Importance of Promise

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6186
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
University of Osnabrück, Queensland University of Technology, Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
Downloads 29 (415,465)

Abstract:

tax compliance, field experiment, commitment, promise, supportive incentives, psychological contract

120.

Quantitative and Qualitative Rankings of Scholars

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 63, pp. 63-91, January 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jul 2011
Katja Rost and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science and CREMA
Downloads 68 (239,051)
Citation 3

Abstract:

evaluations, rankings, research quality, scholars, universities

121.

Noblesse Oblige? Determinants of Survival in a Life and Death Situation

Univ. of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. ISSN 1424-0459
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
CREMA, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 67 (265,108)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Decision under Pressure, Altruism, Social Norms, Interdependent Preferences, Excess of Demand

122.

Terrorism and Business

Institute of Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 329
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 64 (267,157)

Abstract:

Terrorism, Deterrence, Decentralization, Opportunity Cost, Business, Enterprises

123.

Protecting Cultural Monuments against Terrorism

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Dec 2005
Bruno S. Frey and Dominic Rohner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 63 (265,108)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Terrorism, Culture, Monuments, Counter-terrorism, Deterrence

124.

Motivation Governance

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Margit Osterloh
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 61 (217,122)

Abstract:

125.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? An Institutional Approach to Brain Drain

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics University of Zurich Working Paper No. 489
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Lea Cassar and Bruno S. Frey
University of Cologne and CREMA
Downloads 60 (293,714)

Abstract:

Brain drain, social networks, institutions, asymmetric information, Italian academia

126.

Recent Advances in the Economics of Individual Subjective Well-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4850
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 59 (289,081)
Citation 4

Abstract:

economics, happiness, life satisfaction, survey data, income, public goods, unemployment

127.

Crowding Effects on Intrinsic Motivation!

Renewal, September 2012, p. 91 -98
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 58 (148,654)

Abstract:

128.

Looking Awkward when Winning and Foolish when Losing: Inequity Aversion and Performance in the Field

IEW Working Paper No. 369
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 May 2008
Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies, Queensland University of Technology, CREMA and EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - Institute for Sports, Business & Society
Downloads 57 (284,465)
Citation 2

Abstract:

inequity aversion, relative income, positional concerns, envy, social comparison, performance, interdependent preferences

129.

God Does Not Play Dice, But People Should: Random Selection in Politics, Science and Society

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2014
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 56 (244,236)

Abstract:

Random selection, lot, democracy, representativeness, corruption

130.

European Capitals of Culture and Life Satisfaction

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Apr 2013
Lasse Steiner, Bruno S. Frey and Simone Hotz
University of Zurich, CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 53 (271,300)

Abstract:

Life Satisfaction, Mega-Events, Culture, European Capital of Culture

External Influence as an Indicator of Scholarly Importance

FEEM Working Paper No. 87.2013
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland University of Technology, CREMA, UCLA Anderson and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 29 (415,465)

Abstract:

Academia, Scholarly Importance, Role of Economics, Social Importance of Economists, External and Internal Influence, Academic Performance, Awards

External Influence as an Indicator of Scholarly Importance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4390
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Sep 2013
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, CREMA, UCLA Anderson, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 22 (453,095)

Abstract:

academia, scholarly importance, role of economics, social importance of economists, external and internal influence, academic performance, awards

132.

The Power of Positional Concerns

IEW Working Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 May 2008
Benno Torgler, Sascha L. Schmidt and Bruno S. Frey
Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - Institute for Sports, Business & Society and CREMA
Downloads 49 (311,238)
Citation 3

Abstract:

relative income, positional concerns, organizational justice, envy, social comparison, relative derivation, equity theory, prospect theory, loss aversion, performance

133.

A New Concept of European Federalism

LEQS Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 45 (328,162)

Abstract:

federalism, constitutional economics, public choice, monopoly on territory

134.

Economics and the Study of Individual Happiness

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 43 (244,236)

Abstract:

135.

And the Winner is...? The Motivating Power of Employee Awards

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Susanne Neckermann and Bruno S. Frey
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and CREMA
Downloads 42 (313,930)

Abstract:

136.

The Governance of Benedictine Abbeys from an Economic Perspective

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2008
Inauen Emil and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich and CREMA
Downloads 40 (328,162)

Abstract:

Monasteries, Benedictine Order, Corporate Governance, Principal-Agency-Theory, Psychological Economics

137.

Democracy and Innovation

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 514
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 39 (328,162)

Abstract:

138.

Did Nordic Countries Recognize the Gathering Storm of World War II? Evidence from the Bond Markets

University of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2007
Daniel Waldenström and Bruno S. Frey
Research Institute of Industrial Economics and CREMA
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Citation 4

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Structural breaks, Sovereign debt, Capital markets, Historiography, Cliometrics, World War II

139.

Political Economy: Success or Failure?

Contemporary Economics, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 10-21, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Nov 2012
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
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political economy, public choice, constitutional economics, institutions

140.

Using Markets to Measure Pre-War Threat Assessments: The Nordic Countries Facing World War II

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Daniel Waldenström and Bruno S. Frey
Research Institute of Industrial Economics and CREMA
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Structural breaks, Sovereign debt, Capital markets, Historiography, Cliometrics, World War II

141.

Happiness Policy and Economic Development

International Journal of Happiness and Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus
CREMA and UCLA Anderson
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142.

Community Enterprises – Aliens under Attack

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2011
Bruno S. Frey, Roger Luethi and Margit Osterloh
CREMA, University of Zurich and University of Basel
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organization theory, for-profit firms, community enterprise, Wikipedia

143.

Punishment – and Beyond

Contemporary Economics, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp. 90-99, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Oct 2012
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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Citation 1

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crime, punishment, incentives, motivation, framing, broken window theory

144.

Reviews - Besprechungen - Comptes Rendus

Kyklos, Vol. 55, pp. 421-461, 2002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jul 2003
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, College of Charleston - School of Business, University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, CREMA, Central European University - IRES Department, University of Twente, Walter Eucken Institut, University of Haifa, Independent, Panjab University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), University of Innsbruck - Department of Public Finance, Tilburg University, Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, European Commission, Justus Liebig Universität Giessen and Canara Bank
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145.

Political Economy of Happiness

XV Conference of Applied Economics, A Coruña, 6-9 June 2012,
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus
CREMA and UCLA Anderson
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146.

Democratic Governance for a Globalized World

Kyklos, Vol. 55, pp. 265-288, 2002
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 May 2002
Reiner Eichenberger and Bruno S. Frey
University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science and CREMA
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147.

The Use of Happiness Research for Public Policy

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
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148.

Subjective Well-Being and Policy

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus
CREMA and UCLA Anderson
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149.

Can Private Learn from Public Governance?

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 507, pp. F377-F396, November 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Bruno S. Frey and Matthias Benz
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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150.

Direct Democracy and the Constitution

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey, Alois Stutzer and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA, University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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151.

Well-Being and War

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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152.

Federalism as an Effective Anti-Dot to Terrorism

Review of Law & Economics: Vol. 6: Iss. 3, Article 9, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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153.

Editorial Ruminations: Publishing Kyklos

Kyklos, Vol. 62, Issue 2, pp. 151-160, April 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Reiner Eichenberger and René L. Frey
CREMA, University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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154.

A Constitution for Knaves Crowds Out Civic Virtues

The Economic Journal, Vol. 107, Issue 443, pp. 1043-1053, 1997
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Jan 2012
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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155.

Stress that Doesn't Pay: The Commuting Paradox

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 110, No. 2, pp. 339-366, June 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
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156.

Awards as Compensation

European Management Review, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 6-14, 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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compensation, incentives, motivation, awards, orders, distinction, principal‐agent

157.

Reactivity in Economic Science

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6593
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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Economics, Social, Natural Science, Reactivity, Data, Happiness, Economic Policy

158.

Omnimetrics and Awards

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6582
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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awards, digital world, quantification, rankings, ratings, intrinsic motivation

159.

Migration Policy: Lessons from Cooperatives

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6364
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
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immigration, asylum, cooperatives, participation certificates, borders

160.

Towards an Economics of Awards

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 190-200, 2017
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Jan 2017
Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus
CREMA and UCLA Anderson
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Awards, Esteem, Incentives, Monetary rewards, Motivation, Performance

161.

Aleatoric Democracy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6229
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Bruno S. Frey and Margit Osterloh
CREMA and University of Basel
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democracy, right to vote, lot, random, aleatoric, silent majority

162.

The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 139-160, 2010
Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics

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163.

Do Rankings Reflect Research Quality?

Journal of Applied Economics. Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 1-38, May 2010
Posted: 12 Jun 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Katja Rost
CREMA and University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science

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rankings, evaluations, universities, scholars, research quality

164.

The Old Lady Visits Your Backyard: A Tale of Morals and Markets

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 104, No. 6, December 1996
Posted: 19 Nov 1996
CREMA, Harvard Business School, Strategy Unit and University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science

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